Uberrimae Fidei - Latin for 'utmost good faith'.
Ultimus Haeres - A latin phrase meaning 'last or ultimate heir'.
Ultra Vires - Meaning to go beyond the powers that were granted by parliament under the enabling act.
Undue Influence - Undue influence is a ground for challenging the validity of a will or other document in court.
Unenforceable Contracts - Are those contracts which are valid but are unenforceable.
Unfit To Plead - the term does not just cover the issue of the defendant being fit to enter a plea but also if he has the capacity to undergo a trial.
Unilateral Contract - A contract which involves one party setting out the terms.
Unintentional Defamation - Operates as a response to an action in defamation where the defendant is unaware of the defamatory nature of remarks made.
Unlawful Act/Constructive Manslaughter - unlawful act manslaughter is also referred to as constructive manslaughter. The death must be caused by an unlawful act.
Unliquidated Damages - This means that the amount or quantum of the damages claimed is yet to be determined.
Unregistered Land - Land which is not registered at hm land registry.