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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Goode on Commercial Law

Edited by: Ewan McKendrick
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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 20th ed isbn 9780198737674

LPC: Lawyers' Skills 19th ed

ISBN13: 9780199656448
New Edition ISBN: 9780198737674
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199609437
Published: August 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Lawyers' Skills helps students develop the legal skills required for successful practice in the modern solicitors' 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.

Legal Manuals
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