chancery


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Synonyms for chancery

a court with jurisdiction in equity

an office of archives for public or ecclesiastic records

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There is another well-known suit in Chancery, not yet decided, which was commenced before the close of the last century and in which more than double the amount of seventy thousand pounds has been swallowed up in costs.
The nature of a court of equity will readily permit the extension of its jurisdiction to matters of law; but it is not a little to be suspected, that the attempt to extend the jurisdiction of the courts of law to matters of equity will not only be unproductive of the advantages which may be derived from courts of chancery, on the plan upon which they are established in this State, but will tend gradually to change the nature of the courts of law, and to undermine the trial by jury, by introducing questions too complicated for a decision in that mode.
with regard to the court of chancery, that this court generally tries disputed facts by a jury.
Mr Boffin, I happened to be in Chancery Lane this morning, when I saw you going along before me.
He won't be a Chancery prisoner wery long, Sir,' replied Roker, turning his hat round, so as to get the maker's name right side upwards, as he looked into it.
de Vega and joined by members of the Filipino community, celebrated International Womens Day with a reception at the embassy, in an event that coincided with the blessing of the new chancery building.
NORTH East chartered surveyors Dunlop Heywood has assisted the British Sociological Association's (BSA) expansion plans with the off-market purchase of Chancery Court, Belmont Business Park, Durham.
Ireland-based real estate investment trust Hibernia REIT plc has sold the Dublin, Ireland-based property office and apartment company Chancery, D8 for EUR 23.
by PTI External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj inaugurates the new chancery of Indian High Commission in Dhaka on Monday.
THE Chancery is a new restaurant, bar and deli which now occupies the former Chancery House built in 1899 for the Gordon Smith Institute for Seamen Charity.
Cornerstone Research has released a study that shows that during the first three quarters of 2015, plaintiffs challenged mergers and acquisitions in the Delaware Court of Chancery 61 percent of the time.
Today Jessica Flynn has searched for fallen servicemen who lived in Chancery Lane and Eton Place in Canton, Cardiff.
26, 2014), the Court of Chancery certified for interlocutory appeal its decision to deny a motion to dismiss disinterested director defendants when the company has a Section 102(b)(7) provision exculpating such directors from liability.
SHAKIL Najib, a barrister recognised for his expertise in commercial and chancery matters, has joined Birmingham set No5 Chambers.
Biomedical company BIOLASE (NASDAQ:BIOL) disclosed on Friday that the Chancery Court of Delaware has announced a status quo order to establish a board of directors.