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Zuckerman on Civil Procedure: Principles and Practice 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9781847039606
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780421919105
Published: December 2013
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £285.00

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Zuckerman on Civil Procedure presents a clear and thematic analysis of litigation under the Civil Procedure Rules. It explains how the court interprets and applies the Rules, how judges exercise their extensive case management powers and how this impacts on the conduct of litigation.

Throughout, the emphasis is placed on bringing out the principles that govern the exercise of judicial discretion in order to help judges and practitioners deal with difficult problems that arise in the course of litigation.

  • Helps practitioners understand the relationship between individual Rules and general principles
  • Complements The White Book and other civil procedure manuals
  • Explains the significance of leading cases and provides critical commentary
  • Highlights current trends in judicial thinking
  • Draws attention to inconsistencies in judicial approach to process and to problems that are likely to be encountered in practice
  • Suggests solutions to debatable questions in areas such as service, legal professional privilege, self-incrimination, European Convention on Human Rights, compliance with time limits, and costs
  • Comments on recent developments, such as anonymity of legal proceedings, super injunctions, closed material proceedings and fraudulent litigants
  • Supplies authoritative analysis – the previous editions have been cited in court

  • Legal aid
  • EU procedures for enforcement judgments
  • EU & money-laundering
  • ASBOs
  • Proceedings for the confiscation of proceeds of crime
  • Update on fundamental changes to Part 36 (protection from costs)
  • Update on case law (more than 250 new cases)
  • Further debate on costs and CFAs

Courts and Procedure
1. The overriding objective of the new Civil Procedure Rules
2. The right to fair trial
3. Commencement of proceedings
4. Service
5. Defendant’s acknowledgement of service, admission and challenge to the jurisdiction
6. Statements of case – defining the controversy
7. The application procedure
8. Disposal without trial
9. Interim Remedies – injunctions, interim payment, security for costs
10. Court management and party compliance
11. Procedural tracks
12. Joining claims and parties
13. Discontinuance and stays
14. Disclosure
15. Legal professional privilege
16. Without prejudice communications
17. The privilege against self incrimination
18. Public interest immunity
19. Witness statements
20. Experts and assessors
21. Trial and evidence
22. Judgment and orders
23. Appeal
24. Finality of litigation
25. Obtaining protection from costs by CPR 36 and offers to settle
26. Costs.