Civil Litigation 2017-2018


Author: Susan Cunningham-Hill,Karen Elder
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198787650
Category: Law
Page: 496
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Civil Litigation introduces students to the processes and procedures involved in making and defending civil litigation claims. The text is ideal for students taking the Legal Practice Course or relevant LLB or LLM modules and features case studies on both a personal injury matter and a commercial matter, making it suitable for students with either a high street or a commercial focus. Following the chronological progression of a civil litigation claim, the book offers practical guidance on advising clients whilst ensuring that the latest principles of the SRA Handbook and Code of Conduct are maintained. Students on CILEx courses, new trainees in practice, and paralegals will find this practical guidance of use in both their study and their work. Innovative diagrams at the beginning of chapters clearly illustrate the litigation procedure and help students understand the nature of the process as a whole. Examples provide students with a realistic context for their learning, while issues of cost, best practice, and professional conduct are clearly highlighted. Alternative dispute resolution is given appropriate practical emphasis, and references to the Civil Procedure Rules throughout make sure that students are ready for life in practice.

Criminal Litigation 2015-2016


Author: Martin Hannibal,Lisa Mountford
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 019873770X
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Page: 608
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Criminal Litigation offers a comprehensive and practical guide to the areas of criminal litigation covered on the Legal Practice Course. Making effective use of realistic case studies backed up by online documentation, the text combines theory with practical considerations and encourages students to focus on putting their knowledge into a practical context. Written in an informal and accessible style, it covers all procedural and evidential issues that arise in criminal cases. The more complex areas of criminal litigation are examined using numerous diagrams, flowcharts and examples, while potential changes in the law are highlighted by specially designed 'Looking Ahead' boxes. Chapters end with key points summaries and self-test questions, enabling students to quickly sum up what they have read and test their own knowledge. The comprehensive Online Resource Centre offers vital support to students throughout their course. Updates are freely accessible to enable students to keep up to date with developments in the field, while links to other useful websites and legislation encourage students to explore the subject area fully. Additional online chapters exploring the practice and dynamics of police station practice, regulatory crime, and sentencing in road traffic accidents are included for students interested in pursuing specialist areas of accreditation. An interactive timeline distinguishing between the three classifications of offences (summary-only, either-way and indictable-only) helps students to see how the whole criminal litigation process fits together and the issues that they need to bear in mind at particular points. Lecturers are able to access video clips of fictional but realistic court proceedings that follow the case studies included in the text; documentation supporting these case studies is also provided via the site. Additional videos cover the procedure at the police station and sentencing in the Crown Court. Online Resource Centre Student Resources Answers to self-test questions Bad character case compendium Case study documentation Police station checklist Criminal Litigation Express Train timeline Updates Web links Additional chapters on: Advising at the Police Station - Practical Steps Regulatory Crime Sentencing in Road Traffic Cases Lecturer Resources Video case studies


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Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 0198823193
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Civil Litigation 2016-2017


Author: Susan Cunningham-Hill,Karen Elder
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198765916
Category:
Page: 504
View: 7201

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Civil Litigation introduces students to the processes and procedures involved in making and defending civil litigation claims. The text is ideal for students taking the Legal Practice Course or relevant LLB or LLM modules and features case studies on both a personal injury matter and a commercial matter, making it suitable for students with either a high street or a commercial focus. Following the chronological progression of a civil litigation claim, the book offers practical guidance on advising clients whilst ensuring that the principles of the SRA Handbook and Code of Conduct 2011 are maintained. Students on CILEx courses, new trainees in practice, and paralegals will find this practical guidance of use in both their study and their work. Innovative diagrams at the beginning of chapters clearly illustrate the litigation procedure and help students understand the nature of the process as a whole. Examples provide students with a realistic context for their learning, while issues of cost, best practice, and professional conduct are clearly highlighted. Alternative dispute resolution is given appropriate practical emphasis, and references to the Civil Procedure Rules throughout make sure that students are ready for life in practice. Online Resource Centre Case study documentation to support the fictional scenarios referred to in the book Additional chapters covering injunctions, a practical guide to court hearings, instructions to counsel and enforcements of judgment Annotated forms Appendix - links to key Court forms Litigation train timeline to help students put the litigation process in context Podcasts Updates Weblinks Additional case study materials for lecturers, including suggested answers to case study questions Video clips Test bank of over 50 multiple choice questions

Lawyers' Skills


Author: Julian Webb,Caroline Maughan,Andrew Boon,Mike Maughan
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198787693
Category: Law
Page: 224
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Lawyers' Skills helps students develop the legal skills required for successful practice in the modern solicitor's firm. The book equips students with a solid understanding of the theory and concepts underpinning the key skills areas of legal writing and drafting, interviewing and advising, practical legal research, and advocacy. Guidance is also provided on a range of other professional skills which should be mastered before going into practice, including effective time management, negotiation, and email etiquette. The inclusion of realistic examples from practice, tasks, and reflective exercises emphasizes the interactive nature of skills as a subject and encourages students to develop, practise, and refine their legal skills. Chapter summaries, diagrams, and self-test questions are also featured througout and provide additional learning support to students. The text is essential reading for all LPC students and is also a useful source of reference for newly-qualified practitioners.

Foundations for the Lpc 2016-2017


Author: Senior Lecturer in Legal Practice Clare Firth,Director of Legal Practice Elizabeth Smart,Helen Fox,Kathryn Wright,Lucy Crompton,Frances Seabridge,Susan Wigglesworth
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198765940
Category:
Page: 368
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Foundations for the LPC covers the compulsory foundation areas of the Legal Practice Course as set out in the LPC outcomes: professional conduct, tax and revenue law, and wills and administration of estates. The book also discusses human rights law, a topic now taught pervasively across the LPC course. Using worked examples and scenarios throughout to illustrate key points, this guide is essential reading for all students and a useful reference source for practitioners. To aid understanding and test comprehension of the core material, checkpoints and summaries feature in every chapter. Online Resource Centre Online resources accompanying the text include useful web links, forms, and diagrams.

A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure


Author: Stuart Sime
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019878757X
Category: Law
Page: 680
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Trusted by generations of students and litigators, A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure is the perfect guide to the complex procedural requirements employed in the civil courts. Written by an expert in the field and co-editor of Blackstone's Civil Practice, the book provides a wide-ranging and detailed overview of the key statutory provisions, rules, practice directions, and case law which govern the various stages of a civil litigation claim, making it essential reading for students and newly-qualified litigators. Taking a thoroughly practical focus throughout, the book charts the progress of a typical civil litigation claim, from funding litigation and issuing and serving proceedings, through to trial, enforcement, and appeal. Full coverage of alternative dispute resolution is also included. Relevant sample documentation is featured throughout and introduces the reader to the forms and documents which will be encountered in practice, while key point summaries featured at the end of chapters highlight the essential points covered. Updated annually, this twentieth edition has been fully revised to incorporate coverage of ongoing changes in civil procedure, including developments to the rules and their impact on areas such as costs and funding.

Civil Litigation 2017/2018


Author: Kevin Browne
Publisher: College of Law Publishing
ISBN: 1911269887
Category: Law
Page: 482
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Civil Litigation is a thorough, up to date and practical introduction to the Civil Procedure Rules and the principles and tactics used in pursuing a civil case.

Property Law 2017-2018


Author: Robert Abbey,Mark Richards
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198787642
Category: Law
Page: 384
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Property Law is the perfect companion to guide you through the intricacies of the conveyancing process. Drawing on the authors' considerable experience of legal practice, and suitable for use on courses with either a residential or a commercial conveyancing focus, the book offers lively and accessible explanations of often complex processes. With highly practical guidance on how to approach each stage of a conveyancing transaction in practice, this book is ideal for use as a core text on the Legal Practice Course or as a valuable source of reference where knowledge of the conveyancing process is essential.

Foundations for the LPC 2017-2018


Author: Clare Firth,Elizabeth Smart,Helen Fox,Kathryn Wright
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198787669
Category: Law
Page: 368
View: 3071

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Foundations for the LPC covers the compulsory foundation areas of the Legal Practice Course as set out in the LPC outcomes: professional conduct, tax and revenue law, and wills and administration of estates. The book also discusses human rights law, a topic now taught pervasively across the LPC course. Using worked examples and scenarios throughout to illustrate key points, this guide is essential reading for all students and a useful reference source for practitioners. To aid understanding and test comprehension of the core material, checkpoints and summaries feature in every chapter.

Civil Litigation

Process and Procedures
Author: Thomas Goldman,Alice Hart Hughes
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780134831046
Category: Civil procedure
Page: 576
View: 8639

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For courses in civil litigation. Multimedia introduction to civil litigation, from pre- to posttrial Civil Litigation: Process and Procedures teaches students the skills they need to pursue careers in civil litigation, from the details of the litigation process, to the work of paralegals, to pretrial preparation and posttrial procedures. Throughout the text, the authors integrate video simulations and hands-on activities, some of which lead students to create documents they can include in a professional portfolio. In addition to updated laws and procedures, the 4th edition includes a new Virtual Law Office Experience to help students prepare for the workplace.

Business Law 2017-2018


Author: J. Scott Slorach,Jason Ellis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198787685
Category: Law
Page: 352
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Written by two experts in the field, Business Law provides practical, up-to-date coverage of company, partnership, taxation, and insolvency law, plus all relevant aspects of EU law. The manual provides all of the required material students need to understand the latest legal developments affecting business law transactions, with a particular focus on relevant taxation law and business accounts and including the details of the March 2017 Budget. Examples are used throughout the manual enabling students to contextualize their learning effectively. Extensive and updated statutory references allow students both to cross-refer to appropriate primary sources, and to use the guide to interpret such sources. The book's depth of coverage, accessible format and clear structure make it an ideal reference for students on the Legal Practice Course.

Family Law 2018


Author: Jane Sendall
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198787715
Category:
Page: 480
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Family Law takes a practical approach to family law and procedure, supporting students with a range of learning features such as self-test questions, chapter summaries, and diagrams. Case studies and examples are included throughout to show the practical applications of the law and areaccompanied by worked sample documents.

California Civil Litigation


Author: Susan Burnett Luten
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111806896
Category: Law
Page: 448
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California Civil Litigation, fifth edition, is designed to provide paralegal students and practicing paralegals with information, skills, and experience. It follows the litigation process chronologically from initial client questions and contracts, to ethical issues, through the pleading and discovery phases, to trial, post-trial and appeal. Each phase of litigation is explored through official forms and drafted documents and each chapter includes highlighted glossary words and definitions to enable the reader to learn the technical language of litigation. In addition to the usual probing discussion questions, each chapter includes online projects requiring the reader to locate and analyze relevant Internet material. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Legal Practice Companion 2014/15


Author: Gerald Montagu,Mark Weston
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
ISBN: 9781780434476
Category: Law
Page: 694
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"...superbly written and accessible text...clear, accurate and engaging...a fantastic revision aid and superb supplement..." Student Law Journal Montagu and Weston's Legal Practice Companion is firmly established as the leading support title for students undertaking the Legal Practice Course and a much-valued resource for trainees and lawyers in practice. Updated annually, the unique approach and structure of the Legal Practice Companion: Concisely covers all the core and compulsory LPC subjects in one accessible volume; Presents the law and practice in a step-by-step format; Breaks down topics in bullet points, making them easier to recall; Uses graphics, flowcharts and checklists to explain complex areas; Makes an excellent starting point for primary source research, as case or legislation citation is included wherever possible. The Legal Practice Companion is the perfect one-stop study guide for LPC students. It is also an invaluable resource for trainees, solicitors and legal executives seeking a single volume overview of current law and practice. Previous print edition ISBN: 9781780432069

Civil Litigation


Author: Peggy Kerley,Joanne Banker Hames,Paul Sukys, J.D.
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285449185
Category: Law
Page: 576
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Succeed in your role as a paralegal with CIVIL LITIGATION, Seventh Edition. Practical, easy-to-understand, and thoroughly up-to-date, this proven book helps you grasp the details of today's litigation practice, covers the litigation process in a range of contexts, and demonstrates the relationship of litigation to other legal specialties. Each chapter includes exercises focusing on two cases, giving you the opportunity to work the cases from beginning to end, simulating an on-the-job experience. You'll also find sample documents (such as complaints, answers, interrogatories, and deposition summaries) that familiarize you with the documents you will encounter in the litigation law office. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Complex Litigation

Problems in Advanced Civil Procedure
Author: Jay Tidmarsh,Roger H. Trangsrud
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781566628853
Category: Law
Page: 304
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Offers concepts of and insights into the forms and functions of complex litigation issues, including their implications. Helps students in such courses to review and study, as well as serves as a reference book for students once they are in practice.

Criminal Litigation 2017/2018


Author: Deborah Sharpley
Publisher: College of Law Publishing
ISBN: 1911269895
Category: Law
Page: 626
View: 4576

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Criminal Litigation: Practice and Procedure provides a thorough and practical guide to all areas of the law and practice with which the aspiring criminal litigator needs to be familiar. Written with the LPC in mind, this book is suitable for both the core module of Criminal Litigation and the Advanced Criminal Practice option.

Criminal Litigation 2017-2018


Author: Martin Hannibal,Lisa Mountford
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198787677
Category: Law
Page: 608
View: 773

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Criminal Litigation offers a comprehensive and practical guide to the areas of criminal litigation covered on the Legal Practice Course. Making effective use of realistic case studies backed up by online documentation, the text combines theory with practical considerations and encourages students to focus on putting their knowledge into a practical context. Written in an informal and accessible style, it covers all procedural and evidential issues that arise in criminal cases. The more complex areas of criminal litigation are examined using numerous diagrams, flowcharts, and examples, while potential changes in the law are highlighted by specially designed 'Looking Ahead' boxes. Chapters end with key points summaries and self-test questions, enabling students to quickly sum up what they have read and test their own knowledge. The comprehensive Online Resource Centre offers vital support to students throughout their course. Updates are freely accessible to enable students to keep up to date with developments in the field, while links to other useful websites and legislation encourage students to explore the subject area fully. Additional online chapters exploring the practice and dynamics of police station practice, regulatory crime, and sentencing in road traffic accidents are included for students interested in pursuing specialist areas of accreditation. An interactive timeline distinguishing between the three classifications of offences (summary-only, either-way and indictable-only) helps students to see how the whole criminal litigation process fits together and the issues that they need to bear in mind at particular points. Lecturers are able to access video clips of fictional but realistic court proceedings that follow the case studies included in the text; documentation supporting these case studies is also provided via the site. Additional videos cover the procedure at the police station and sentencing in the Crown Court.