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Practical Advocacy in the Sheriff Court


ISBN13: 9780414015036
ISBN: 0414015037
Published: December 2006
Publisher: W. Green
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Hardback
Price: £75.00



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Court actions are expensive, unpredictable and fraught with all kinds of danger. Practical Advocacy in the Sheriff Court is a straightforward, easily readable guide to the skills of conducting litigation effectively in the Sheriff Court.

It will enable solicitors to represent clients effectively at every stage of court proceedings. Publishing in an easily portable laminated hardback edition, Practical Advocacy in the Sheriff Court sets down basic foundations and principles of litigation.

It covers what you should say and do before litigation, when preparing for actions, and when pleading them. Whether you are a fully qualified solicitor seeking to improve your court skills, or a trainee new to the field, Practical Advocacy in the Sheriff Court will guide you through the full litigation process from start to finish.

Subjects:
Scots Law
Contents:
Clients and Disputes Pre-Litigation
Precognitions
Written Pleadings
Advocacy Skills
Preparing & Presenting Motions;
Preparing & Presenting Debates
Preparation for Proof
Examination in Chief
Cross Examination of Witnesses
Common Issues at Proof
Submissions
Appeals