Hearsay evidence Evidence in which an individual relates information they have heard from others, but do not know to be true themselves.
Hereditament Anything that an individual can pass on to heirs. Hereditaments can be corporeal (physical objects) or incorporeal (intangible rights).
High Court (of justice) The High Court deals with all cases of high value and importance at the first instance, and has supervisory jurisdiction over the lower courts that comprise the majority of other courts and tribunals in the country. Also known as the High Court of Justice or High Court of Justice of England and Wales.
HM Land Registry The department of the UK government responsible for registering land and property ownership in England and Wales.
HM Revenue and Customs Commonly abbreviated to HMRC. As the UK government’s tax and customs authority, HMRC is responsible for collecting taxes, duties and student loan repayments; making money available to public services and citizens claiming state support; and enforcing the National Minimum Wage.
House of Lords A chamber of the UK Parliament. Lords are responsible for making laws, considering matters of public policy and holding the government to account. Members of the House of Lords are not elected like members of the House of Commons are, but instead are appointed on the basis of their expertise and experience.