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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 provides a comprehensive course in drafting, providing all the necessary know-how, a huge wealth of useful information and a great many exercises, designed to enable the reader to practise and master the skill of drafting.

Drafting Summary

Drafting by The City Law School

Drafting legal documents to a high professional standard requires an exacting level of precision and care. Drafting equips the reader with the skills that will enable them to draft with absolute clarity and accuracy. The manual places particular emphasis upon statements of case, both because of their importance in civil litigation, and because they provide the best foundation for the learning process, but all other types of contentious drafting likely to be met in the early years of practice are also examined. Each chapter features numerous examples, and every example is followed by a detailed commentary explaining the draft. The exercises contained throughout the manual encourage the reader to put the drafting skills examined in the manual into practice offering the reader the perfect opportunity to practise and refine their own style of drafting. Drafting is essential reading for all trainee barristers, and is also a useful source of reference for junior practitioners wishing to refresh or refine their drafting skills.

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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