Piecemeal litigation – in some jurisdictions piecemeal litigation may occur in cases where two different courts are asked to decide on submitted lawsuits with identical subject. This means that they are deciding on the same legal dispute and may get…

Pervasive litigation – this phrase in the sphere of Civil Law refers to the increase of number of litigation cases within one court – for example, increasing number of claims by property buyers against one bankrupted developer. * Note it…

Litigation privilege – this term details a legal privilege which protects the communication between a practicing lawyer and their client related to pending or prospective litigation procedure.

Litigation – this term is used mostly in the Civil Law where determines that a legal dispute is in process of “litigation” (or being “litigated”) when it has become the subject of a formal court action or a lawsuit.

Group litigation order – used in civil court proceedings, in most jurisdictions this term describes an order by the court, issued in a favor of multiple claimants on a case against the same defendant for the same reason and with…

Civil litigation – this legal term details the court process of resolving civil disputes between private individuals or local corporate bodies. In other words, it details the work by lawyers (called “litigators”) in court on litigation lawsuits, initiated with the…

Suit – within the meaning, given by the Litigation procedures, a suit refers to legal proceedings commerced by claim. An applicant, called “claimant” lodges their pretention in court in the form of a claim with attached proofs, against another party,…

Solicitor – Per the meaning, given by the Law this is a legal practitioner certified by a Bar or governmental (state) organization to practice in the field of law. In some legal systems the solicitor could have a restricted practice…

Small claims – within the meaning, given by the Litigation Law, small claim represents a regular court but which has simplified rules of procedure and process to deal with claims of a lesser value. Many jurisdictions have established small claims…

Skeleton argument – this legal term finds application in the Litigation procedures, where refers to a written summary of the main points of a lawsuit to be heard by an appeal court.