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n a free and reasonable claim or right; fairness; impartiality. The money value of a property or of an interest in a property in excess of claims or liens against it; a risk interest or ownership right in property.


1. a justifiable share; one likely to be recognized as a fair share in an equity court.
2. total assets less total liabilities.

equity capital
the value of the capital involved in the enterprise. Includes assets less liabilities, expressed as a fixed sum.
percentage equity
absolute equity expressed as a proportion of the total worth of the enterprise.
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Rank: Private Regiment: Royal Defence Corps Date of death: 22-1-1919 Buried at: Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery Vaughan Evans Son of Florence J Evans of 30 Chancery Lane, and the late Henry Evans.
O'Meara had two winners at the meeting yesterday and nearly all his horses seem to go well at York, so it's possible Chancery could return to his previous form.
To mark this milestone occasion, Central Health Physiotherapy has teamed-up with Jessica's Recipe Bag-a company which plans healthy, nutritious recipes and delivers these, with all the fresh ingredients you need, to your door-to offer 100 recipe bags, as a special mark of gratitude on behalf of the Chancery Lane Clinic.
Ameerajwad stated that the opening of the new Chancery of the Sri Lanka Deputy High Commission for Southern India in Chennai was a milestone in the history of Sri Lanka's relationship with South India and that the 65th Anniversary of Independence of Sri Lanka was historically significance for the Mission, since it celebrates this national event for the first time in its own Chancery premises.
However, in the sale of Chancery building at Jakarta, the laid down procedure was not adopted in letter and spirit and an inquiry in this regard was also held in April 2002.
Summary: Islamabad, Shawwal 04, 1431/Sept 13, 2010, SPA -- Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Abdulaziz Bin Ibrahim Al-Ghadeer hosted last night at the chancery of the Embassy an Eid Al-Fitr party attended by members of the embassy staff and Saudi students on scholarships in Pakistan.
The 31-year-old was taken into custody yesterday after being found in Chancery Lane area of Riverside, Cardiff.
Hosted by specialist property barristers from the chancery and commercial group at Atlantic Chambers, guest speakers include Liverpool Chancery District Judge Heyworth, Rachel Watkin, a partner at commercial law firm Halliwells, and Charles Hubbard, a surveyor at Edmund Kirby.
The victim died after, what police describe as, an "incident" in Chancery Lane, in the Chapel End area of Nuneaton, shortly after 2.
WHAT TO EXPECT: You can easily imagine carriages thundering through the elaborate entrance to Chancery Court.
Both novels deal with a Chancery suit in which major characters may or may not be heirs to what seems an incredible fortune.
It's just one of many highlights of staying at the five-star Renaissance Chancery Court, a piece of heaven in Holborn in the heart of the bustling city centre.