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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
Price: £295.00

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Clarity for Lawyers: Effective Legal Writing 3rd ed


ISBN13: 9781784460488
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781853289859
Published: October 2017
Publisher: Law Society Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £34.95



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Increase your efficiency, profits and client approval through the use of clear, modern English. This unique book debunks the myth that legalese is precise.

Using many before-and-after examples, this book explains how you can increase your efficiency, profits and client approval while making your documents more readable and reliable.

This third edition covers online communications and includes updated chapters on the common law rules of interpretation and:-

  • what is good writing?
  • an outline of how software can improve the clarity of your writing
  • how misunderstandings arise.
With a forward by Lord Neuberger, this practical book also contains a number of useful precedents written in plain English to help you work better with clients and avoid potentially costly misunderstandings.

Subjects:
Drafting and Legal Writing, Legal Skills and Method
Contents:
Part 1: What's wrong with traditional legal writing?
Part 2: What is good writing?
Part 3: How to make legal writing more effective
Part 4: How misunderstandings arise
Part 5: Common law rules of interpretation
Appendices:
A. Legal writing workshop
B. Analysis of examples
C. Precedents.