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Bar Manual: Opinion Writing and Case Preparation 4th ed

Edited by: Nigel Duncan, Allison Wolfgarten, The City Law School

ISBN13: 9780198765981
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780198714439
Published: August 2016
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £36.99



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Opinion Writing and Case Preparation equips trainee barristers with the tools and techniques they need to identify, analyse, and present convincing legal arguments, and gives a thorough grounding in the skill of writing opinions.

With its systematic approach to legal research and fact management, the manual provides trainee barristers with an efficient and reliable method for preparing a client's case.

The fundamental qualities of effective writing are also clearly identified and explained, helping you develop this essential skill. Particular care is taken to guide you through the appropriate ways of writing opinions in a variety of contexts.

Subjects:
Legal Manuals
Contents:
Legal Research
1: Preparation: a forensic skill
2: Introduction to practical legal research
3: Legal research methods and techniques
4: Legal resources for the practitioner
5: Using electronic research tools
6: Researching words and phrases
7: Reading and interpreting a case
8: Practical legal research: a summary
9: Legal sources for the practitioner: a bibliography

Fact Management
10: Overview of a civil case
11: Anatomy of a criminal case
12: The fact management process
13: Presentation for the practitioner: The C. A. P. approach in action
14: Dealing with figures
15: Communication and information technology use in case preparation and presentation

Opinion Writing
16: Words and the barrister
17: Qualities of good writing
18: Plain English
19: Opinion writing
20: The use of law in an opinion
21: Getting started
22: Advice on evidence in a civil case
23: Advice on evidence in a criminal case
24: Checklist for opinion writing skills

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£36.99
Employment Law in Practice 12th ed ISBN 9780198747406
Published January 2016
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Published January 2015
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Bar Manual: Professional Negligence Litigation in Practice 5th ed ISBN 9780199579211
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Bar Manual: Sale of Goods and Consumer Credit in Practice 6th ed ISBN 9780199266029
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