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3. Legal writing

3. Legal writing  

Julian Webb, Caroline Maughan, Mike Maughan, Marcus Keppel-Palmer, and Andrew Boon

in Lawyers' Skills (22nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2019
Published Online: 
Jul 2019
eISBN: 
9780191879685
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198838647.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198838647
This chapter discusses the skills needed for effective legal writing. It focuses on the ‘Plan, Write, Revise’ approach to effective writing; strategies for developing the ability to write ... More
9. Postscript

9. Postscript  

Vaughan Lowe

in International Law

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2007
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191811388
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199268849.003.0009
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199268849
Celebrated for their conceptual clarity, titles in the Clarendon Law Series offer concise, accessible overviews of major fields of law and legal thought. This chapter presents some brief, ... More
3. Legal writing

3. Legal writing  

Julian Webb, Caroline Maughan, Mike Maughan, Marcus Keppel-Palmer, and Andrew Boon

in Lawyers' Skills (21st edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2017
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191829819
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198787693.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198787693
This chapter discusses the skills needed for effective legal writing. It focuses on the ‘Plan, Write, Revise’ approach to effective writing; strategies for developing the ability to write ... More
6. Professional practice

6. Professional practice  

John Snape and Gary Watt

in How to Moot: A Student Guide to Mooting (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
May 2010
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191811364
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199571673.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199571673
This chapter demonstrates the relevance of mooting for professional practice. It shows that mooting insists upon exacting standards of behaviour, dress, personal presentation, research, ... More
20. Judicial Review: Putting it all Together in Problem Answers

20. Judicial Review: Putting it all Together in Problem Answers  

Lisa Webley and Harriet Samuels

in Complete Public Law: Text, Cases, and Materials (4th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2018
Published Online: 
Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191839337
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198798064.003.0020
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198798064
Titles in the Complete series combine extracts from a wide range of primary materials with clear explanatory text to provide readers with a complete introductory resource. This chapter ties ... More
7. Defining Objectives, Advising a Client, and Taking Instructions

7. Defining Objectives, Advising a Client, and Taking Instructions  

Susan Blake

in A Practical Approach to Effective Litigation (8th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2015
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191811289
DOI: 
10.1093/law/9780198715948.003.0007
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198715948
This chapter focuses on the elements of effective litigation. It first explains the importance of a good working relationship as well as good communication between lawyer and client. It ... More
18. Criminal Trials Today

18. Criminal Trials Today  

Geoffrey Rivlin

in First Steps in the Law (7th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
May 2015
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191800337
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198735892.003.0018
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198735892
This chapter analyses the stages of a criminal trial. The trial begins with the arraignment of the defendant, wherein the defendant is accused in court of the offence or offences which are ... More
5. Confidentiality

5. Confidentiality  

Jonathan Herring

in Legal Ethics (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2017
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191830952
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198788928.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198788928
This chapter discusses the principle of confidentiality. It explains the protection of lawyer-client communications and it discusses professional guidance on confidentiality. It goes on to ... More
1. Family Law Practice and the First Interview

1. Family Law Practice and the First Interview  

Jane Sendall and Roiya Hodgson

in Family Law 2020 (11th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2019
Published Online: 
Jan 2020
eISBN: 
9780191889110
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198855033.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198855033
This chapter begins by identifying the various skills that family lawyers must possess. These include technical skills such as advocacy, interviewing, negotiation, and writing; and ‘soft ... More
3. Costs Information to the Client and Funding Options

3. Costs Information to the Client and Funding Options  

Lucilla Macgregor, Charlotte Peacey, and Georgina Ridsdale

in Civil Litigation 2020-2021 (13th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2020
Published Online: 
Aug 2020
eISBN: 
9780191892738
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198858447.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198858447
Legal representatives are obliged to give clients the best information possible about the likely costs of pursuing and ultimately resolving disputes, and to discuss with the client the best ... More
3. Costs Information to the Client and Funding Options

3. Costs Information to the Client and Funding Options  

Susan Cunningham-Hill and Karen Elder

in Civil Litigation 2019-2020 (12th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2019
Published Online: 
Jul 2019
eISBN: 
9780191879647
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198838555.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198838555
Legal representatives are obliged to give clients the best information possible about the likely costs of pursuing and ultimately resolving disputes, and to discuss with the client the best ... More
1. What is Environmental Law?

1. What is Environmental Law?  

Elizabeth Fisher, Bettina Lange, and Eloise Scotford

in Environmental Law: Text, Cases & Materials

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2013
Published Online: 
Jun 2014
eISBN: 
9780191783852
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199270880.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199270880
All books in this flagship series contain carefully selected substantial extracts from key cases, legislation, and academic debate, providing able students with a stand-alone resource. This ... More
2. Understanding Environmental Problems

2. Understanding Environmental Problems  

Elizabeth Fisher, Bettina Lange, and Eloise Scotford

in Environmental Law: Text, Cases & Materials

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2013
Published Online: 
Jun 2014
eISBN: 
9780191783852
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199270880.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199270880
All books in this flagship series contain carefully selected substantial extracts from key cases, legislation, and academic debate, providing able students with a stand-alone resource. This ... More
1. Family Law Practice and the First Interview

1. Family Law Practice and the First Interview  

Jane Sendall

in Family Law 2019 (10th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2018
Published Online: 
Jan 2019
eISBN: 
9780191874413
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198837732.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198837732
This chapter begins by identifying the skills that family lawyers must possess. These include technical skills such as advocacy, interviewing, negotiation, and writing; and ‘soft skills’, ... More
1. Introduction

1. Introduction  

Julian Webb, Caroline Maughan, Mike Maughan, Marcus Keppel-Palmer, and Andrew Boon

in Lawyers' Skills (22nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2019
Published Online: 
Jul 2019
eISBN: 
9780191879685
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198838647.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198838647
This Guide is concerned with the lawyers’ skills that underpin practice as a solicitor and which are introduced during the Legal Practice Course (LPC). It serves as a supplement rather than ... More
2. Interviewing and advising

2. Interviewing and advising  

Julian Webb, Caroline Maughan, Mike Maughan, Marcus Keppel-Palmer, and Andrew Boon

in Lawyers' Skills (22nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2019
Published Online: 
Jul 2019
eISBN: 
9780191879685
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198838647.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198838647
This chapter discusses the skills of interviewing and advising clients. It covers the purpose of interviews; the importance of non-verbal communication; preparing for initial client ... More
1. What is Environmental Law?

1. What is Environmental Law?  

Elizabeth Fisher, Bettina Lange, and Eloise Scotford

in Environmental Law: Text, Cases & Materials (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
May 2019
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191848315
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198811077.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198811077
This chapter provides an introductory overview to environmental law including the way the subject is defined and the challenges involved in studying it. As with other chapters in this book, ... More
1. Introduction

1. Introduction  

Julian Webb, Caroline Maughan, Mike Maughan, Marcus Keppel-Palmer, and Andrew Boon

in Lawyers' Skills (21st edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2017
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191829819
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198787693.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198787693
This Guide is concerned with the lawyers’ skills that underpin practice as a solicitor and which are introduced during the Legal Practice Course (LPC). It serves as a supplement rather than ... More
2. Interviewing and advising

2. Interviewing and advising  

Julian Webb, Caroline Maughan, Mike Maughan, Marcus Keppel-Palmer, and Andrew Boon

in Lawyers' Skills (21st edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2017
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191829819
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198787693.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198787693
This chapter discusses the skills of interviewing and advising clients. It covers the purpose of interviews; the importance of non-verbal communication; preparing for initial client ... More
3. Costs Information to the Client and Funding Options

3. Costs Information to the Client and Funding Options  

Susan Cunningham-Hill and Karen Elder

in Civil Litigation 2018-2019 (11th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2018
Published Online: 
Aug 2018
eISBN: 
9780191861925
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198823193.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198823193
Legal representatives are obliged to give clients the best information possible about the likely costs of pursuing and ultimately resolving disputes, and to discuss with the client the best ... More

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