Lucrum cessans – this legal term comes from Latin. Literally it means „ceased profits”. In the Tort law, it refers to the awarded damages and the missed benefits from the non-used and damaged item. For example, a buyer of off-plan…
Lord Advocate – within the Scotish Law system this legal term is used to detail the figure of the principal prosecutor in criminal trials in Scotish courts. See also http://www.scotland.gov.uk/About/14944/Scottish-Cabinet/lordadvocate
Long arm statutes – this term details a tool which gives a court jurisdiction over the parties even though they may no longer reside in the area limits of the concrete court. Each local court is bound to a territorial…
Looting – this term is used in the sphere of Criminal Law in many jurisdictions, where to detail a robbery.
Lodging – this term is used in Litigations Procedures in many jurisdictions, where to detail the process of filing (delivering) documents to a court institution, for example “to lodge a civil claim”.
Locus delicti – From Latin: this term is used by law practitioners to detail the concrete place where a criminal offense has been committed.
Locus – From Latin for “the place”. Usually this term details the concrete place where a criminal offense has been committed.
Loco parentis – From Latin: This legal term has been used by law practitioners to refer to a person who stands in the place of a parent such as a step-parent in a common law family relationship.
Location – within the area of Real Estate Law, the term details the procedure of initializing the borders of a concrete real estate, connecting the property with its neighbors. Initializing the borders completes the map (or the cadastral scheme) of…
LLP – in most jurisdictions this is an abbreviation of “limited law partnership” and also could be used to detail a practicing law firm too.