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Vol 22 No 9 Sept/Oct 2017

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Corruption and Misuse of Public Office

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Effective Written Advocacy: A Guide for Practitioners 2nd ed isbn 9780854900954

Influencing the Judicial Mind: Effective Written Advocacy in Practice


ISBN13: 9781858113609
ISBN: 1858113601
New Edition ISBN: 9780854900954
Published: March 2006
Publisher: XPL Law
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



Written advocacy remains in its infancy. UK Court of Appeal judges admit that cases are decided before oral argument on the strength of written advocacy. Throughout the civil justice system under the CPR the skill is vital - cases are won on lost on the advocate's skill writing, not addressing the court orally.

This book provides practical advice in drafting:-

  • model form pre-action protocol letters of claim;
  • inter partes correspondence;
  • Part 36 Offers;
  • skeleton arguments;
  • written opening notes for trial;
  • closing submissions;
  • costs submissions;
Leading practitioners have offered their assistance in producing a book of real authority.