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Published: 22 July 2022 (Estimated)

376 Pages


ISBN: 9780192857897

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Twenty-first edition

The City Law School

Bar Manuals

  • Providing practical guidance on all typical courtroom transactions, the manual ensures the trainee barrister is fully equipped with the skills required to undertake successful advocacy in courts and tribunals
  • A variety of 'how-to-do-it' guides familiarize novice advocates with the operation of advocacy in both civil and criminal courts
  • Illustrations of specific questioning techniques show how to successfully conduct examination-in-chief and cross-examination
  • A chapter on drafting skeleton arguments shows novice advocates how to construct strong, persuasive arguments in support of their case
  • Diversity and inclusion principles are fully recognised within the coverage of ethics, etiquette, and cross-cultural communication, enabling students to develop the skills necessary to practice with consideration of these important issues
  • The significance of video calling platforms and home working is acknowledged throughout, ensuring students' understanding of process is compatible with modern working practices
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

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