Information about civil litigation

Information about civil litigation in England

Although the highest court in the land - the Supreme Court - is a United Kingdom court, below that different legal systems apply in the different countries of the United Kingdom. The law and the court and tribunal system in Northern Ireland is different from Scotland and both are different from England and Wales. Technically England and Wales are a single jurisdiction in that, for the most part, they share a common system of courts and tribunals, but as a result of legislation by the Welsh Assembly, the law which applies in Wales, particularly laws affecting land and the provision of public services, differs in some respects from the law in England. The following information is about court and tribunal procedure in England only.

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