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Vol 22 No 10 Oct/Nov 2017

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
LPC: Lawyers' Skills 21st ed isbn 9780198787693

LPC: Lawyers' Skills 20th ed


ISBN13: 9780198737674
New Edition ISBN: 9780198787693
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199656448
Published: June 2015
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback, A4
Price: Out of print



Lawyers' Skills helps students develop the legal skills required for successful practice in the modern solicitor's firm. The book equips students with a solid understanding of the theory and concepts underpinning the key skills areas of legal writing and drafting, interviewing and advising, practical legal research and advocacy.

Guidance is also provided on a range of other professional skills which should be mastered before going into practice, including effective time management, negotiation, and email etiquette. The inclusion of realistic examples from practice, tasks, and reflective exercises reflects the interactive nature of skills as a subject and encourages students to develop, practice, and refine their legal skills. Chapter summaries, diagrams, and self-test questions are also featured througout and provide additional learning support to students.

The text is essential reading for all LPC students and is also a useful source of reference for practitioners wishing to refresh their legal skills.

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These include a selection of realistic sample documentation designed to highlight legal writing and drafting in action across a range of legal documents, and references to further reading for those wishing to delve deeper into the subject area.

Subjects:
Legal Manuals
Contents:
1. Introduction
2. Interviewing and advising
3. Legal writing
4. Drafting legal documents
5. Legal research
6. Practical problem-solving
7. Negotiation
8. Advocacy and the solicitor
9. Managing your workload
10. Continuing your learning