Legal Professional Guide: Courts and Judiciaries, Europe
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Federal Labour Court of Germany
Founded in 1954, the Federal Labour Court is the court of last instance in the labour court system and is one of the five highest courts of justice in Germany. A legal action can be brought before a Labour Court if...
Federal Social Court, Germany
Also known as the Bundessozialgericht in German. Judicial power in Germany is divided into five areas - ordinary jurisdiction (civil and criminal courts), labor affairs, administrative, financial and social...
Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland
The Swiss Federal Supreme Court is the supreme judicial authority in Switzerland. It constitutes the third branch of government, the judiciary branch, alongside the Federal Assembly (the legislative branch) and the...
Higher Regional Court of Munich
A higher court in Germany. There are 24 Higher Regional Courts in Germany. The Higher Regional Court has jurisdiction in civil litigation (appeals against judgments and decisions of the district courts in family...
House of Commons, United Kingdom
The House of Commons is the publicly elected chamber of Parliament. Members of the Commons debate the big political issues of the day and proposals for new laws. The UK public elects 650 Members of Parliament (MPs)...