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

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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.

Foundations for the LPC 2013-14

Author: George Miles,Clare Firth,Paulene Denyer,Zoe Ollerenshaw,Elizabeth Smart,Kathryn Wright

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199679088

Category: Law

Page: 352

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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/Revenue Law, and Wills & Administration of Estates. The book also features content on EU and human rights law, two topics now taught pervasively through the LPC course. For the 2013 edition, chapters 4-6 and 8-10 on Revenue Law are presented on the Online Resource Centre that accompanies the book. 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 resources accompanying the text include useful web-links, chapters on revenue law, forms and diagrams.

Civil Litigation 2016-2017

Author: Susan Cunningham-Hill,Karen Elder

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198765916

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Page: 504

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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.

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

Business Law 2016-2017

Author: J. Scott Slorach,Jason Ellis

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198765959

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Page: 344

View: 5799

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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 relevant material students need to understand the latest legal developments affecting business law transactions. Coverage of the Companies Act 2006 is fully integrated and given prominence, mirroring the emphasis that business law courses place on this central piece of legislation. Additional emphasis has been placed on taxation and business accounts. Examples are used throughout the manual enabling students to contextualize their learning effectively. Extensive and updated statutory references allow students both to cross-reference 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. Online Resource Centre A free Online Resource Centre provides a range of student learning activities which guide students through scenarios based on topics in the book. Three additional online chapters are also available covering: - Competition law in the European Union and the United Kingdom. - The right of establishment, the right to provide services, and the free movement of goods. - Business contracts - agency or distributorship agreements.

Legal Foundations 2017/2018

Author: Kier Bamford

Publisher: College of Law Publishing

ISBN: 1911269909

Category: Law

Page: 498

View: 1308

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Legal Foundations provides a practical introduction to five subjects that are an intrinsic part of legal practice and which must be clearly understood by all practitioners: Revenue Law, Professional Conduct, EC Law, Human Rights and Probate and Administration. Worked examples illustrate how these topics are applied in practice.

Civil Litigation 2017-2018

Author: Susan Cunningham-Hill,Karen Elder

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198787650

Category: Law

Page: 496

View: 8051

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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 2017-2018

Author: Martin Hannibal,Lisa Mountford

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198787677

Category: Law

Page: 608

View: 5578

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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.

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: 9001

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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.

Property Law and Practice 2017/2018

Author: Anne Roddell

Publisher: College of Law Publishing

ISBN: 1911269917

Category: Law

Page: 578

View: 4518

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Property Law and Practice provides a detailed examination of the processes involved in freehold and leasehold property transactions, clearly addressing the issues that arise in both the residential and commercial fields.

Civil Litigation 2017/2018

Author: Kevin Browne

Publisher: College of Law Publishing

ISBN: 1911269887

Category: Law

Page: 482

View: 2883

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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.

Business Law 2017-2018

Author: J. Scott Slorach,Jason Ellis

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198787685

Category: Law

Page: 352

View: 4995

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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.

Property Law 2017-2018

Author: Robert Abbey,Mark Richards

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198787642

Category: Law

Page: 384

View: 9699

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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.

Criminal Litigation Handbook

Author: Martin Hannibal,Lisa Mountford

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199212323

Category: Law

Page: 667

View: 6792

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The Handbook on 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 which are backed up by documentation online, the text combines theory with practical considerations and encourages students to focus on putting their knowledge into a practical context. Written in an informal style, the text 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. Each chapter ends with a key point summary and self-test questions, enabling students to quickly sum up what they have read and test their own knowledge. Online Resource Centre 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. Additionally, two chapters covering regulatory crime and fraud are freely accessible online for those students whose course emphasizes corporate crime. Lecturers are able to access video clips of fictional but realistic court proceedings which 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. Lecturers are also able to access a test bank of questions which provide an innovative way to assess students' understanding.

Commercial Law 2012

LPC Guide

Author: Robert Bradgate,Fidelma White

Publisher: Legal Practice Course Guide

ISBN: 0199641870

Category: Law

Page: 616

View: 784

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This practical and accessible guide provides a concise account of the major aspects of commercial law encountered by law students and trainee solicitors in practice.

Solicitors' Accounts 2009-2010

A Practical Guide

Author: Dale Kay,Janet Baker

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199574642

Category: Law

Page: 288

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Solicitors' Accounts provides comprehensive coverage of the areas of business and solicitors' accounts required by the Solicitors' Regulation Authority. Using exercises and examples, students are taken through the principles of double-entry book-keeping and the methods involved in creating the accounts of sole owners, partnerships, and companies.

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.

How the Law Works

Author: Gary Slapper

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317218019

Category: Law

Page: 320

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‘How the Law Works is a gem of a book, for law students and for everyone else. It is a must read for anyone interested in how society is shaped and controlled via law.’ Dr Steven Vaughan, solicitor, Senior Lecturer, Birmingham Law School ‘How the Law Works is a comprehensive, witty and easy-to-read guide to the law. I thoroughly recommend it to non-lawyers who want to improve their knowledge of the legal system and to potential students as an introduction to the law of England and Wales.’ HH Judge Lynn Tayton QC Reviews of the first edition: ‘A friendly, readable and surprisingly entertaining overview of what can be a daunting and arcane subject to the outsider.’ The Law Teacher ‘An easy-to-read, fascinating book . . . brimful with curios, anecdote and explanation.’ The Times How the Law Works is a refreshingly clear and reliable guide to today’s legal system. Offering interesting and comprehensive coverage, it makes sense of all the curious features of the law in day to day life and in current affairs. Explaining the law and legal jargon in plain English, it provides an accessible entry point to the different types of law and legal techniques, as well as today’s compensation culture and human rights law. In addition to explaining the role of judges, lawyers, juries and parliament, it clarifies the mechanisms behind criminal and civil law. How the Law Works is essential reading for anyone approaching law for the first time, or for anyone who is interested in an engaging introduction to the subject’s bigger picture.