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A Practical Guide to Lawyering Skills Fiona Boyle

A Practical Guide to Lawyering Skills By Fiona Boyle

A Practical Guide to Lawyering Skills by Fiona Boyle


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Lawyering skills are increasingly part of undergraduate law degrees as well essential elements in the postgraduate vocational law courses, the LPC and the BPTC. This fully updated 4th edition continues to bring together the theory and practice of these skills in an accessible and practical context.

A Practical Guide to Lawyering Skills Summary

A Practical Guide to Lawyering Skills by Fiona Boyle

Legal skills are an important and increasing part of undergraduate law degrees as well as postgraduate vocational law courses. This fully updated fourth edition continues to bring together the theory and practice of these skills in an accessible and practical context.

The authors draw on their experience of teaching and of law in practice to develop the core skills taught on both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Skills covered include:

* written communication;

* mediation;

* opinion writing;

* drafting;

* advocacy;

* interviewing;

* negotiation;

* legal research.

The text also considers the professional and ethical context of legal practice, provides an insight into the legal services landscape as well as offering valuable careers advice.

Diagrams and flow charts help to explain and develop each skill and each chapter ends with suggestions for further reading.

A Practical Guide to Lawyering Skills is essential reading for all undergraduate and vocational law students seeking to develop the necessary skills to work successfully with law in the twenty-first century.

About Fiona Boyle

Fiona Boyle is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Cumbria.

Deveral Capps is Dean of Leeds Law School at Leeds Beckett University.

Table of Contents

1: Foreword by The Secret Barrister; 2: Chapter 1: Legal Writing: Basic Principles, Planning, Plain English and Presentation; 3: Chapter 2: Legal Writing: Applying Writing Skills - Letters, Memoranda, Briefs, Attendance Notes, Reports and Minutes; 4: Chapter 3: Legal Research; 5: Chapter 4: Practical Legal Research; 6: Chapter 5: Opinion Writing; 7: Chapter 6: Legal Drafting: Planning, Structure and Content of Formal Documents; 8: Chapter 7: Advocacy; 9: Chapter 8: Interviewing/Conferencing Skills; 10: Chapter 9: Negotiation; 11: Chapter 10: Mediation: The Process and Practice of Mediation as a Form of Dispute Resolution; 12: Chapter 11: Ethics; 13: Chapter 12: Legal Services Landscape; 14: Chapter 13: Careers, Employability and Commercial Awareness; 15: Index

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9780815347040
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A Practical Guide to Lawyering Skills by Fiona Boyle
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Taylor & Francis Inc
20190628
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