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1. Ethical theories

1. 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/9780198788928.003.0001
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chapter
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9780198788928
This chapter sets out some general theories about ethics. How do we judge what is the right thing to do? What makes a decision morally justifiable? What makes a person good? It considers ... More
6. Practical problem-solving

6. Practical problem-solving  

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

in Lawyers' Skills (22nd edn)

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Jun 2019
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Jul 2019
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9780191879685
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10.1093/he/9780198838647.003.0006
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9780198838647
This chapter discusses the skills needed for practical problem-solving. It focuses on understanding the importance of a problem-solving strategy for effective practice; using a variety of ... More
1. Introduction

1. Introduction  

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

in Lawyers' Skills (22nd edn)

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Jun 2019
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Jul 2019
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9780191879685
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10.1093/he/9780198838647.003.0001
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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
10. Continuing your learning

10. Continuing your learning  

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

in Lawyers' Skills (22nd edn)

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Jun 2019
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Jul 2019
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9780191879685
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10.1093/he/9780198838647.003.0010
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9780198838647
This chapter discusses the processes of continued learning and development throughout one’s legal career. It focuses on how experiential learning happens; how to use personal experiences to ... More
10. Legal Letters and Opinions

10. Legal Letters and Opinions  

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/9780198715948.003.0010
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9780198715948
This chapter deals with legal writing. Professional quality writing is an important skill for the effective litigator. While there is still a focus on oral advocacy at trial, written ... More
12. Drafting Statements of Case

12. Drafting Statements of Case  

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/9780198715948.003.0012
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9780198715948
A statement of case is a summary of allegations of fact which sets out all the elements required by law to show a cause of action, and entitlement to all remedies claimed. Clear, concise, ... More
17. Expanding legal skills—mooting, negotiation and more

17. Expanding legal skills—mooting, negotiation and more  

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/9780198757085.003.0017
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9780198757085
A law degree can provide the student with opportunities to put their knowledge of law and your legal skills into practice, and further develop skills that are key to legal practice. This is ... 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
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
9. Adapting IRAC for professional practice

9. Adapting IRAC for professional practice  

S I Strong

in How to Write Law Essays & Exams (5th edn)

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Apr 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780191848322
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10.1093/he/9780198811152.003.0009
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9780198811152
This chapter explains how the IRAC method of legal essay writing can be adapted for professional practice, with particular reference to drafting original documents (letters, attendance ... More
3. Step one in the IRAC method: the issue

3. Step one in the IRAC method: the issue  

S I Strong

in How to Write Law Essays & Exams (5th edn)

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Apr 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780191848322
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10.1093/he/9780198811152.003.0003
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9780198811152
This chapter discusses the first step in the IRAC method of legal essay writing: namely, the identification of the major issue and the specific sub-issues that are in contention. It offers ... More
5. Legal Practitioners and the Developing Professional Context

5. Legal Practitioners and the Developing Professional Context  

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/9780198715948.003.0005
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9780198715948
This chapter provides an overview of the roles that different types of legal practitioners traditionally take in the litigation process. In England and Wales, it remains the norm that a ... 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)

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Mar 2015
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Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191811289
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10.1093/law/9780198715948.003.0007
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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
7. Fees

7. Fees  

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/9780198788928.003.0007
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9780198788928
This chapter focuses on legal fees. It discusses the ways in which lawyers charge fees and the different ways of funding legal costs. It goes on to consider the ethical aspects of fees. The ... More
15. Delays and remedies

15. Delays and remedies  

Robert Abbey and Mark Richards

in Property Law 2020-2021 (13th edn)

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Jun 2020
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Jul 2020
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9780191892752
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10.1093/he/9780198858409.003.0015
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9780198858409
This chapter considers what can be done if a conveyancing contract is delayed, disputed or denied. A practitioner must be able to advise a client when a transaction goes wrong and remedies ... More
20. Assessment guidance

20. Assessment guidance  

Robert Abbey and Mark Richards

in Property Law 2020-2021 (13th edn)

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Jun 2020
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Jul 2020
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9780191892752
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10.1093/he/9780198858409.003.0020
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9780198858409
This chapter considers the process by which students are required to demonstrate their knowledge and abilities on property law and practice-the subject assessment or examination itself. It ... More
3. Money laundering

3. Money laundering  

Jennifer Seymour, Clare Firth, Lucy Crompton, Helen Fox, Frances Seabridge, Susan Wigglesworth, and Elizabeth Smart

in Foundations for the LPC 2020-2021 (24th edn)

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Jun 2020
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Jul 2020
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9780191892769
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10.1093/he/9780198858430.003.0003
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9780198858430
A concerted effort is being made within the EU to crack down on money laundering. This is reflected by both the European Money Laundering Directives, which have led to changes in the UK ... More
14. Post-completion procedures

14. Post-completion procedures  

Robert Abbey and Mark Richards

in Property Law 2020-2021 (13th edn)

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Jun 2020
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Jul 2020
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9780191892752
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10.1093/he/9780198858409.003.0014
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chapter
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9780198858409
Conveyancing practitioners, whether they are acting for the seller or the buyer, still have much to do once completion has taken place. However, the buyer’s solicitor will have more work to ... More
8. Deducing and investigating title

8. Deducing and investigating title  

Robert Abbey and Mark Richards

in Property Law 2020-2021 (13th edn)

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Jun 2020
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Jul 2020
eISBN: 
9780191892752
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198858409.003.0008
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chapter
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9780198858409
Deducing title is the process by which the seller demonstrates to the buyer that the seller owns the property and can convey it. In a modern conveyancing transaction the parties will deduce ... More
8. Deducing and investigating title

8. Deducing and investigating title  

Robert Abbey and Mark Richards

in Property Law 2019-2020 (12th edn)

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Jul 2019
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Jul 2019
eISBN: 
9780191879630
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10.1093/he/9780198838531.003.0008
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chapter
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9780198838531
Deducing title is the process by which the seller demonstrates to the buyer that the seller owns the property and can convey it. In a modern conveyancing transaction the parties will deduce ... More

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