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Read about the different types of court, and their specialist types of casework

King’s Bench Division

Find out more about the work and the judges of the King’s Bench Division

Family Division

The family justice system exists to help families resolve disputes arising in respect of family matters quickly and with the minimum of disruption to those involved

Chancery Division

The Chancery Division undertakes civil work of many kinds, including disputes relating to business, property or land, intellectual property issues, insolvency, bankruptcy, tax and the validity of wills

Business and Property Courts

Judges from both the King’s Bench and Chancery Divisions sit in the Business and Property Courts