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11. Third parties

11. Third parties  

Jonathan Herring

in Legal Ethics (2nd edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191830952
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198788928.003.0011
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9780198788928
This chapter explores how lawyers can balance their obligations to promote their clients’ interests and their obligations to third parties. While there are circumstances in which duties are ... More
2. The social context of the legal profession

2. The social context of the legal profession  

Jonathan Herring

in Legal Ethics (2nd edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191830952
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10.1093/he/9780198788928.003.0002
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9780198788928
This chapter looks at lawyers in a broad social context. Lawyers hold a position of privilege within society by virtue of their knowledge about the law. It explores why lawyers have this ... More
3. The regulation of the legal profession

3. The regulation of the legal profession  

Jonathan Herring

in Legal Ethics (2nd edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191830952
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10.1093/he/9780198788928.003.0003
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9780198788928
This chapter considers who is allowed to become a solicitor or a barrister. It also considers what training they must have completed. The chapter goes on to examine the nature of the ... More
9. Making Best Use of Law to Define Issues

9. Making Best Use of Law to Define Issues  

Susan Blake

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

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Mar 2015
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Jun 2015
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9780191811289
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10.1093/law/9780198715948.003.0009
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9780198715948
This chapter discusses the use of the legal knowledge in practice. A good general working knowledge of legal principles for effective legal practice should enable a lawyer to get initial ... More
A Practical Approach to Effective Litigation

A Practical Approach to Effective Litigation (8th edn)  

Susan Blake

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Mar 2015
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Jun 2015
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9780191811289
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10.1093/law/9780198715948.001.0001
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book
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9780198715948
A Practical Approach to Effective Litigation analyses the key skills needed to handle a case effectively. At a time of rapid and wide-ranging change in the delivery of legal ... More
5. Studying law: Acquiring legal knowledge

5. Studying law: Acquiring legal knowledge  

Imogen Moore and Craig Newbery-Jones

in The Successful Law Student: An Insider's Guide to Studying Law

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Mar 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780191817144
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10.1093/he/9780198757085.003.0005
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9780198757085
Legal knowledge is fundamental to being a successful law student and for undertaking any legal work. It is also key to understanding society, and relationships with other individuals and ... More
10. Alternative dispute resolution

10. Alternative dispute resolution  

Jonathan Herring

in Legal Ethics (2nd edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191830952
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10.1093/he/9780198788928.003.0010
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9780198788928
This chapter examines the ethical issues raised by alternative dispute resolution (ADR). It first looks at the process of negotiation, which is the way in which lawyers resolve most ... More
15. Applying ethical theories

15. Applying ethical theories  

Jonathan Herring

in Legal Ethics (2nd edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191830952
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10.1093/he/9780198788928.003.0015
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9780198788928
This chapter explores the application of the principles discussed in the preceding chapter to specific cases. It imagines how four lawyers might respond to three different scenarios. The ... More
9. Litigation

9. Litigation  

Jonathan Herring

in Legal Ethics (2nd edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191830952
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10.1093/he/9780198788928.003.0009
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9780198788928
This chapter explores the ethical issues that arise around litigation. It discusses theories of litigation, including disputes over whether litigation is ‘good’. The chapter covers the ... More
8. Negligence and lawyers

8. Negligence and lawyers  

Jonathan Herring

in Legal Ethics (2nd edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191830952
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10.1093/he/9780198788928.003.0008
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9780198788928
This chapter examines the circumstances in which a barrister and solicitor can be sued in negligence or for breach of contract. Clients can sue a solicitor based on the law of contract, the ... More
13. Lawyers’ social responsibilities

13. Lawyers’ social responsibilities  

Jonathan Herring

in Legal Ethics (2nd edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191830952
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198788928.003.0013
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9780198788928
This chapter examines the responsibilities that lawyers have to society and the greater good. While the professional codes tend to focus on duties to clients, there are some limited duties ... More

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