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Published: 29 June 2017

688 Pages


ISBN: 9780198787570

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A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure

Twentieth Edition

Stuart Sime

A Practical Approach

  • Trusted by generations of students and litigators and written by an expert in the field, A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure can be relied upon to provide a clear and accurate exposition of the key procedures which underpin a civil action, ensuring that the reader is fully equipped with the necessary procedural knowledge to steer a claim effectively and efficiently through the civil courts
  • Updated annually and covering all relevant statutory provisions, rules, practice directions, and case law, this book provides a wide-ranging and detailed overview of all aspects of a civil litigation claim, making it essential reading for students undertaking a compulsory civil litigation course on either the LPC or the BPTC, and an invaluable source of reference for junior practitioners
  • Sample documentation included throughout enhances the pragmatic nature of the book and helps the reader prepare for successful litigation
  • Tables, flow charts, and key points summaries at the end of chapters help highlight the main issues and assist learning
  • Access to the digital version of this book comes with every purchase to enable a more flexible learning experience - redeem your 12 months' access to Law Trove by 30 June 2018

New to this Edition:

  • Clarified procedure for filing documents at court
  • Revised discussion of fixed costs in relation to personal injury claims
  • Additional coverage of pre-trial checklists and flexible trials schemes in relation to track allocation
  • Updates to costs management orders and judicial review costs capping
  • Expanded coverage of expert evidence, with emphasis on the CPR's focus on independence and impartiality

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