Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 March 2009

720 Pages


ISBN: 9780199550302

Bookseller Code (AU)

A Practical Approach to Effective Litigation

Seventh Edition

Susan Blake

A Practical Approach

  • A comprehensive guide to the use of legal skills in practice, combined with substantive law and procedural and evidential rules
  • Offers sound advice on analysing a case and representing a client, as well as guidance on writing and drafting effectively
  • Includes practical examples, checklists and forms to help practitioners navigate their way round this area of law
  • Provides a step-by-step guide to litigation from the first interview to post-judgement

New to this Edition:

  • Completely updated to reflect changes in the rules of civil procedure and evidence, as well as the relevant case law
  • More checklists and how-to-do-it guides focusing on collecting evidence for a case; reviewing the strengths of a case, and deciding how to take a case forward
  • More focus on practical and business aspects, including costs, collecting and preparing evidence and dealing with the other side effectively
  • New chapter on running a case in a business like way and assessing risks

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