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A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure

A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure (25th edn)

Stuart Sime
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date: 30 May 2024

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  • Stuart SimeStuart SimeAssociate Dean and Head of Department, The City Law School, City, University of London


This chapter discusses the issues that need to be addressed in the period leading up to a trial. These include contacting witnesses to ensure their availability; obtaining witness summonses where appropriate; briefing trial counsel; agreeing and compiling trial bundles; and counsel preparing speeches, examination-in-chief, and cross-examination of witnesses.

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