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Legal Skills

Legal Skills (9th edn)

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski
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date: 28 May 2024

p. 24211. Writing skillslocked

p. 24211. Writing skillslocked

  • Emily Finch
  •  and Stefan Fafinski


This chapter outlines the elements of good written English with particular emphasis on the way that language is used in academic legal writing. It includes sections on language, grammar, and punctuation as well as practical guidance on matters such as selecting quotations and writing in a concise manner to keep within the word limit.

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