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Published: 06 August 2020

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780198855026

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English Legal System Concentrate

Law Revision and Study Guide

Second Edition

Mark Thomas and Claire McGourlay


  • Written by experts and covering all the key topics so you can approach your exams with confidence
  • Clear, concise, and easy-to-use helping you get the most out of your revision
  • Full of learning features and tips to show you how best to impress your examiner
  • Revision guides you can rely on: trusted by lecturers, loved by students
  • There is wide array of accompanying online resources, including interactive, key cases flashcards, self-test questions and advice on revision and exam technique

New to this Edition:

  • Newly ordered chapters, moving court structure closer to the start of the text and providing a brief introduction to the various sources of law
  • New sections on tribunals and other courts, and how to read and cite EU law
  • Updated to have regard to the routes of qualification as a practising lawyer, taking account of the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE), solicitor apprenticeships and the new structure for the vocation study for barristers
  • Discussion of further devolution to the National Assembly of Wales, the introduction of video recording of sentencing in the Crown Court, and English Votes for English Laws
  • Discussion of the UKs decision to leave the EU ("Brexit") and the interventions of the Supreme Court in this regard (R (Miller) v The Prime Minister [2019])
  • Clearer exposition on the nature of Privy Council judgments in relation to domestic courts following Willers v Joyce [2016]
  • Updated figures, tables, 'Revision Tips' and 'Looking for extra marks?'

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