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  • The repayment of an existing mortgage.

  • A penalty charged by a mortgagee when you redeem a mortgage within a fixed rate, discounted rate or cashback period.

  • Redundancy is a form of dismissal, caused by an employer needing to reduce their workforce.

  • A safe place, for example a refuse for someone who has suffered domestic violence.

  • Property which has already been registered at the Land Registry.

  • Following a serious injury, initial medical care will be provided by the hospital. Once discharged from the hospital, however, the injured person will very often have an ongoing need for treatment or therapy to assist them in making the fullest recovery possible. This work is often done by occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists and neuropsychologists, etc. This part of a person’s treatment is often referred to as the rehabilitation process.

  • Following the start of a claim for compensation following a serious injury, your solicitor will often arrange for an immediate needs assessment. This assessment will be performed under the rehabilitation protocol that most specialist solicitors and major insurance companies have agreed to. The protocol provides that the assessment of the immediate needs is intended only to provide assistance in the injured person’s rehabilitation and not to produce evidence that might be used in any subsequent court proceedings. Therefore, unless both parties agree otherwise, the content of the assessment of the immediate needs cannot be used in court.

  • When a claim is turned down by the CICA.

  • Compensation or any other award that the tribunal can make.

  • Separate tribunal hearing to consider how much compensation the tribunal should award.

  • Some freehold properties are subject to a rentcharge payable to the rentcharge owner. This may be to ensure income for the original land owner without the existence of a lease or it can be to ensure that estate covenants can be enforced more easily.

  • An administration fee charged by some mortgagees to cover the cost of reserving a mortgagor’s entitlement to a loan on certain terms. Possibly also a fee paid to a builder to reserve a particular new property.

  • When you leave your home to your descendants you may qualify for an additional threshold before inheritance tax becomes due.

  • The person who responds to proceedings issued at court.

  • Cancels.

  • Regulations or principles creating a set of requirements, such as the requirements of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme.