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Published: 28 June 2018 (Estimated)

504 Pages

292x206mm

ISBN: 9780198823193


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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

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Civil Litigation 2018-2019

Eleventh Edition

Susan Cunningham-Hill and Karen Elder

Legal Practice Course Manuals

  • An accessible and engaging writing style lends an informal tone to what is often considered by students to be a procedural subject area
  • Two case studies, one on a personal injury matter and one on a breach of contract matter, provide realistic examples which help students put their learning into context and prepare them for life in practice
  • Diagrams in the form of a timeline feature at the start of relevant chapters and offer a visual representation of litigation procedure, enabling students to gain an overview of the connections between the various stages of the civil litigation process
  • Text boxes emphasize important practical considerations such as costs, best practice and professional conduct, as well as the Civil Procedure Rules
  • Self-test questions and key point summaries at the end of chapters help students assess their level of knowledge and understanding
  • Extensive online resources include video footage relating to case studies within the book, an interactive litigation timeline, updates, podcasts, weblinks, and a test bank of over fifty questions for lecturers to test students' understanding of the subject
  • Access to the digital version of this book comes with every purchase to enable a more flexible learning experience - 12 months' access to Law Trove must be redeemed by 30 June 2019

New to this Edition:

  • Provides advance detail of new practices and reforms that are likely to come into force in the near future, such as Jackson LJ's review of Fixed Recoverable Costs
  • Includes coverage of the conclusions of the Civil Justice ADR Working Group and the continuing movement toward a greater relationship between litigation and ADR
  • New discussion on the likely introduction of an Intermediate Track and increases in Small Claims Track limits
  • Details of the new disclosure pilot scheme which indicates likely fundamental changes to the process of disclosure in the near future
  • New discussion on the likely implementation of an amendment to CPR PD 35.11 to encourage greater use of the procedure requiring experts to give evidence concurrently ('hot-tubbing')
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