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inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits

involving or likely to cause controversy

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Sydney Mitchell has again been recognised as a Tier 1 firm for its Contentious Wills and Probate work, handling a variety of high-value complex cases.
A member of the Quartet committee assigned to reach consensual solutions on the outstanding issues, Tadjadine Bechir Niam, said the committee met on Sunday and reached satisfying results that would strengthen the consensus on 13 of the contentious issues.
Once this process of over, within the following 10 days, the SEC will conduct additional checks or will contact the contentious voters in person.
Deferring the resumption of the plenary session several times is unacceptable, deplored Popular Front MP Zied Lakdhar who was for the adjournment until there is a compromise on contentious points.
Such a dual-power solution has the virtue of preserving much of the Court's adverse-party learning for application to contentious disputes over matters of federal law, state law, and federal constitutional law in particular.
Keith said: "I aim to provide a slightly different dimension to Muckle's offering through my experience and understanding of contentious and non-contentious construction and engineering issues.
The country's ruling parties, Nepali Congress and CPN-UML, have come up with a common position on contentious issues to begin the voting process, saying that as they command two thirds of vote in the Constituent Assembly (CA), their proposal should be discussed.
Candice Cothill, who has worked with a number of South Africa's leading intellectual property firms, has joined the firm's intellectual property team as a key member in both the contentious and non-contentious areas.
Candice Cothill has worked with a number of South Africa's intellectual property firms and joins Taylor Wessing's intellectual property team as a member in both the contentious and non-contentious areas.
Principal solicitor at Schofield & Associates, a niche employment law firm based in Knowle, Solihull, Ms Schofield and her colleagues advise on contentious and non-contentious employment law issues, acting for employers and individuals, including senior directors.
He told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / : "The technical committee meetings will begin after the New Year holidays to resolve contentious issues .
Ordering Power: Contentious Politics and Authoritarian Leviathans in Southeast Asia.
Social Movements and Contentious Politics, 3rd edition (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011)
Paula Myers, partner in the commercial litigation team at Newcastle-based law firm Ward Hadaway, has been shortlisted for Contentious Solicitor of the Year by the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Solicitors (ACTAPS).
ISLAMABAD -- Following contentious remarks by All-Rounder Abdul Razaak against Captain Muhammad Hafeez after returning from Sri Lanka, media department of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has been in a frenzy to sweep the issue under the carpet.