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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Bar Manual: Advocacy 18th ed isbn 9780198766049

Bar Manual: Advocacy 17th ed

Edited by: Robert McPeake, The City Law School

ISBN13: 9780198714460
New Edition ISBN: 9780198766049
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199657315
Published: August 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Written by experienced advocates and advocacy trainers, Advocacy provides an excellent introduction to the skills and techniques required to be an advocate.

Coverage includes guidance on making opening and closing speeches; planning and delivering examination-in-chief and cross-examination; questioning witnesses; as well as examples of specific questioning techniques which may be employed in practice. Additionally, authors highlight the ethical boundaries and rules within which an advocate must work.

Advocacy covers both criminal and civil court proceedings, and includes a number of how-to-do-it guides illustrating how particular applications should be made in practice.

Subjects:
Legal Manuals, Advocacy
Contents:
PART I: INTRODUCTION
1. Introduction
2. The qualities of the advocate
3. Ethics, etiquette and cross-cultural communication in the courtroom

PART II: THE BASIC COMPONENTS FOR APPLICATIONS AND SUBMISSIONS
4. Recognising competence - advocacy skills criteria
5. Preparing for court
6. The content of your application
7. Structuring your application
8. Delivering your application
9. Persuasion

PART III: PREPARING FOR ADVOCACY
10. Your voice and speech
11. Memory and recall
12. Note-taking
13. Modes of address
14. The advocate as a storyteller
15. The course of a trial

PART IV: OPENING AND CLOSING A CASE
16. Opening speeches
17. Closing speeches

PART V: WITNESSES
18. The task ahead
19. Basic components for witness handling
20. Basic questioning skills
21. Examination-in-chief
22. Cross-examination
23. Re-examination

PART VI: HOW-TO-DO-IT GUIDES
24. Using this Part of the manual
25. Skeleton arguments
26. Default judgments
27. Summary judgments
28. Interim payments
29. Applying for an injunction
30. Applications in the Chancery Division
31. The Companies Court
32. Possession cases
33. Application for a preliminary reference to the European Court of Justice
34. Applying for costs in a civil case
35. Employment tribunals
36. Remands/adjournments
37. Bail application
38. Conducting a voir dire or 'trial within a trial'
39. Submission of no case to answer
40. Prosecuting a plea of guilty in the Crown Court
41. The plea in mitigation

Appendix: A criminal case: R v Heath