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Here you will be able to navigate the entire selection of legal definitions from actual bodily harm (abh) to zander, michael.

Qualified Privilege - This is a defence to a claim for defamation. As the name suggests it is not a complete or absolute defence.

Qualifying Law Degree - This means that the degree needs to cover certain essential areas of the law.

Quantum Meruit - 'as much as is deserved'.

Quashing - The quashing of the conviction means that the defendant walks away free.

Queen'S Counsel - A barrister or solicitor advocate can apply to become a queen's counsel after at least ten years in practice.

Queen'S Speech - The queen reads the speech but it is written by the government.