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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Civil Appeals: Principle and Procedure 2nd ed isbn 9780414034242

Civil Appeals: Principle and Procedure

ISBN13: 9780421960800
New Edition ISBN: 9780414034242
Published: December 2010
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This new book provides detailed procedural guidance through the complex process of bringing appeals in the civil courts. It explains procedures and also goes beyond the rules themselves to examine the principles applied by appellate courts when considering appeals.

It is wide-ranging in scope, dealing with appeals from county court judges, district judges, Queen's Bench and Chancery Masters and bankruptcy registrars, as well as High Court, Court of Appeal and House of Lords appeals.

  • Deals with the appeals process in a straightforward, practical manner

  • Explains the practicalities of bringing appeals

  • Examines the principles applied by appellate courts when considering appeals

  • Covers appeals against decisions of arbitrators

  • Cross-referenced to Sweet & Maxwell's White Book to aid further research

  • Contains useful procedural checklists to help ensure nothing is overlooked

Courts and Procedure
Part I: Preliminaries
History of Appeals
The Right to Appeal
The Impact of CPR 52
Part II: Substantive Law- General Themes
Grounds of Appeal
Permission to Appeal
Powers of Appellate Courts
Reviews and Rehearings
Part III: Substantive Law- Specific Topics
Appeals Against Findings of Fact
Appeals on Points of Law
Appeals Against Mixed Findings of Fact and Law
Appeals Against Exercise of Discretion
Appeals Against Case Management Decisions
Other Interlocutory Appeals
Inadequacy of Reasons
Admitting New Evidence
Appeals Against Costs Orders
What Points May Be Taken on Appeal
The Effect of Consent, Concessions, and Reservations
Reopening Appeals
Part IV: Procedure
Procedure For Appeals to Which CPR 52 Applies: Beginning an Appeal
Procedure: Preparing for an Appeal
Procedure: Arguing an Appeal
Procedure in Court of Appeal
Procedure for House of Lords Appeals
Practice in the Privy Council
Part V: Arbitration
Arbitration Appeals