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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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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Clarity for Lawyers: Effective Legal Writing 3rd ed isbn 9781784460488

Clarity for Lawyers: Effective Legal Writing 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781853289859
ISBN: 185328985X
New Edition ISBN: 9781784460488
Previous Edition ISBN: 1853280879
Published: December 2006
Publisher: Law Society Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Ensure that your communications are clear and effective with the second edition of Clarity for Lawyers. Legal writing doesn’t have to be peppered with latin and obscure technical words and phrases. Plain language is the key to successful communications with clients, colleagues and other third parties. It prevents ambiguity and mistakes, saving time and money as well as getting the message across effectively and in an approachable manner.

This second edition has been thoroughly revised, updated and expanded to:-

  • cover the common law rules of interpretation
  • deal with communication by e-mail and websites
  • contain a number of precedents written in plain English, including a simple will, memorandum of association and divorce petition.
The book includes worked examples showing how legalese can be rewritten into plain English.

Drafting and Legal Writing, Legal Skills and Method
1: What’s wrong with legal writing?
2: Alternative ways to communicate
3: How to make legal writing more effective
4: Common law rules of interpretation
5: A plain language workshop
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