Legal Policy

Areas of Law

What Legal Practice Is Right For Me?

It’s fairly common knowledge that legal practice can be a complex area. In fact, in today’s society of increasing complexity it appears that every single personal and business practice can end up under the scrutiny of the legal profession. In fact, there are enormous numbers of extremely specialized legal practice areas. However, for the average person areas such as maritime law and entertainment law will not often be practices that will be called upon.


So just what sorts of legal practices would the average person have need for during the course of their business and professional life? Take a look at for starters with criminal law.


In today’s extremely difficult financial environment the practice of bankruptcy law is one which more and more private citizens are unfortunately becoming intimately familiar with. This practice covers issues of insolvency for both individuals and business entities, as well as other types of organizations.


Corporate law practice covers the legal aspects of corporations as its name suggests. this can range from dealing with the legal hurdles involved in establishing a corporation, to the day to day management of the corporation, as well as parts of the life cycle of the corporation such as when it is faced with challenges stemming from mergers and acquisitions, as well as the dissolution of the corporation. this practice will also offer advice where there is a conflict between the corporation and private individuals or other business entities. A couple of example are contractual disputes and disputes over the use of intellectual property or patents.


The growth of so called ‘big government’ has brought the practice of civil rights law into sharp focus for many individuals. This practice covers conflicts which may arise between government and its organisms and the private individual. These disputes may range from accusations of discrimination, including employment or even freedom of expression among many others.