Glossary of Legal Terms

The legal world can be confusing. We hope this legal glossary helps clear up any legal terms that you may have been previously unfamiliar with.

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Legal Glossary

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There are 7 names in this directory beginning with the letter T.
Tenancy
A contract between a landlord and tenant.

Third party
An individual separate from the two contesting sides in a certain situation.

Trainee solicitor
Someone in the process of completing their legal training in a law firm before applying to become a qualified solicitor.

Tribunal
A body with the authority to determine the outcome of legal claims or disputes.

Trust
A trust is a way of managing assets, such as money or property, on the behalf of someone else.

Trustee
An individual with responsibility for administrating assets set aside for someone else in a trust.

TUPE
Acronym for the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations. They preserve employees’ terms and conditions during the transfer of a business to a new owner.