Lawyers' Skills by Julian WebbLawyers' Skills by Julian Webb

Lawyers' Skills

byJulian Webb, Caroline Maughan, Mike Maughan

Paperback | July 29, 2017

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Lawyers' Skills helps students develop the legal skills required for successful practice in the modern solicitor's firm. The book equips students with a solid understanding of the theory and concepts underpinning the key skills areas of legal writing and drafting, interviewing and advising,practical legal research, and advocacy. Guidance is also provided on a range of other professional skills which should be mastered before going into practice, including effective time management, negotiation, and email etiquette.The inclusion of realistic examples from practice, tasks, and reflective exercises emphasizes the interactive nature of skills as a subject and encourages students to develop, practise, and refine their legal skills. Chapter summaries, diagrams, and self-test questions are also featured througoutand provide additional learning support to students. The text is essential reading for all LPC students and is also a useful source of reference for newly-qualified practitioners.
Julian Webb is Professor of Law at the University of Melbourne. Caroline Maughan is a former Visiting Fellow in Law at the University of the West of England. Mike Maughan is a former Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Gloucestershire Business School. Marcus Keppel-Palmer is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of the ...
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Title:Lawyers' SkillsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 11.5 × 8.11 × 0 inPublished:July 29, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198787693

ISBN - 13:9780198787693

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Interviewing and advising3. Legal writing4. Drafting legal documents5. Legal research6. Practical problem-solving7. Negotiation8. Advocacy and the solicitor9. Managing your workload10. Continuing your learning