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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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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
The Devil's Advocate: A Short Polemic on How to be Seriously Good in Court 3rd ed isbn 9780414023222

The Devil's Advocate: A Short Polemic on How to be Seriously Good in Court 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781847037688
New Edition ISBN: 9780414023222
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421914807
Published: April 2009
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £9.95
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How to learn advocacy and other books to read.
The truth about advocacy: it's all about skills.
Sage advice on winning within the rules, common courtesy with your opposite and how to present yourself.
The psychology of tribunals.
Persuasiveness: how to look, how to act, how to speak: help yourself win.
How to prepare your case: work backwards!
How to address a judge and using a skeleton argument effectively.
The opening speech: how to get it right!
The witness and how to work with yours.
Questions: how to pace and how to fill silence.
Examination in Chief: how to use open and closed questioning, piggy-backing and chronology within questions.
Cross examination: is this really the best course of action? If so remember the rules.
Re examination: when to do it.
Improving questions: effective techniques.
The closing speech: how to win through closing.
Mitigation - how best to help your client.
The Court of Appeal: what to expect.
Improving advocacy: the one-point demonstration.
The overall academic: a brief summation.