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Civil Litigation 2020-2021 (13th edn)  

Lucilla MacgregorSolicitor (non-practising), Senior Lecturer, University of the West of EnglandClose
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Charlotte PeaceySolicitor (non-practising), Senior Lecturer, University of the West of EnglandClose
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Georgina RidsdaleSolicitor (non-practising), Senior Lecturer, University of the West of EnglandClose
Published in Print: 06 August 2020 Published Online:August 2020
ISBN: 9780198858447
Publisher:Oxford University Press

Abstract

Civil Litigation introduces the processes and procedures involved in making and defending civil litigation claims. Following the chronological progression of a civil litigation claim, the volume offers practical guidance on advising clients whilst ensuring that the principles of the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority Handbook which includes the Codes of Conduct for firms and for solicitors. This edition includes commentary and detail of the new rules of conduct that were approved by the Legal Services Board in November 2018. A part of the new Handbook (the Handbook) came into force in December 2018—the SRA Transparency Rules—and the remaining sections are expected to be fully in force in April 2019. Diagrams at the beginning of chapters make clear the way in which the litigation procedure works and help with the understanding of the nature of the process as a whole. Examples provide a realistic context for learning, while issues of cost, best practice, and professional conduct are clearly highlighted. Alternative dispute resolution is given appropriate practical emphasis, and references to the Civil Procedure Rules throughout make sure that students are ready for life in practice. This edition has been revised to reflect the most up-to-date law and practice in all aspects of litigation practice. In addition to the chapters highlighted below, there are additional chapters online on injunctions and other equitable remedies, a practical guide to court hearings, instructing counsel, and enforcement of judgments.

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