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Drafting The City Law School

Drafting By The City Law School

Drafting by The City Law School

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For the trainee barrister, drafting is one of the most unfamiliar and difficult skills. This manual is a comprehensive course in drafting, providing all the necessary information alongside practical exercises to help the reader practise and master the skill of drafting.

Drafting Summary

Drafting by The City Law School

Drafting is designed to equip trainee barristers with the requisite skills to draft high-quality legal documents across all areas of practice. The manual contains practical advice on the skill of drafting in a number of legal settings, including contract, tort, and criminal proceedings. Each chapter contains numerous examples accompanied by detailed commentary on the key features of the draft. Exercises are included throughout the manual, offering the opportunity to practice and perfect your own style of drafting.

About The City Law School

This manual is edited by David Emmet, Barrister, Senior Lecturer, The City Law School

Table of Contents

1. The skill of drafting ; 2. The use of precedents ; 3. Drafting in plain English ; 4. Rules and principles relating to statements of case ; 5. Headings ; 6. Claim forms ; 7. Basic particulars of claim in tort and contract ; 8. Basic defences in tort and contract ; 9. Further particulars of claim ; 10. Further defences ; 11. Misrepresentation ; 12. Additional precedents for claims ; 13. Defence and counterclaim ; 14. Reply and defence to counterclaim ; 15. Additional claims ; 16. Amendment of statements of case ; 17. Request for further information ; 18. Further information ; 19. Interim injunctions ; 20. Written evidence ; 21. Judgments and orders ; 22. Claims for judicial review ; 23. Skeleton arguments ; 24. Indictments ; 25. Criminal grounds of appeal ; 26. Part 8 claims ; 27. Construction claims ; 28. Claims for breach of trust and the recovery of trust property ; 29. Checklist for Drafting Skills

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Drafting by The City Law School
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