Failed corporation – within the area of the Corporate Law, this term sets the body of a local company which has fallen in insolvency or bankruptcy procedure, where not able to pay back their debts towards creditors.

Faculty of advocates – in the Scottish Law this legal term sets up the legal body of an independent organization of lawyers licensed to work in court room. See also http://www.advocates.org.uk

Fact witness – used mostly in court trials, this legal term sets up the legal figure of an individual, or a professional specifically requested by the court to appear and give testimony on the concrete case with knowledge about what…

Factum – from Latin: within the meaning of the Real Estate Law in most jurisdictions, this term refers to a Title Deed or another document for ownership of immovable property – for example it could be a signed contract, an…

Factor’s lien – in the area of Real Estate Law, this legal term details a lien (i.e. a legal burden) established on immovable property held on consignment by a factor, conferring the right to retain possession of the property until…

Factoring – within the area of the Corporate Law, this term refers to a transaction in which a company sells its accounts receivable invoices to a third party called a factoring firm at a discount, so that it receives immediate…

Factor – within the area of the Commercial Law the term sets up the legal figure of a person who takes possession of goods in their own name, but sells them towards buyers for another person.

Faction – this term sets the body of an organized group of politically active persons within a larger group formed to pursue concrete political goals within the frame of a political party.

Fact-finding – used mostly in court trials by legal practitioners, this legal term details the process of determining the facts relevant to concrete court case.