Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 16 May 2019

368 Pages


ISBN: 9780198838838

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Request Inspection Copy

Bookseller Code (AG)

This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

online resources

Introduction to the English Legal System 2019-2020

Fourteenth Edition

Martin Partington

  • Includes supportive features to help the development of critical thinking skills
  • Written in a clear and concise style which is accessible and easy to digest
  • User-friendly layout and text design makes for easy navigation
  • Thorough updates ensure that readers stay abreast of the latest developments in English law
  • Draws upon the author's considerable experience as a barrister, working on law reform and teaching the law
  • Perfect for introductory and foundation courses as well as pre-course reading
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • The implications of Brexit
  • Progress with the governments Transformation: Courts and Tribunals 2022 reform programme
  • New data on diversity in the Judiciary
  • Changes in the use of stop and search powers by the police
  • Reform of the Parole Board
  • Reform of the youth criminal justice system
  • The new Victims Strategy
  • Civil justice reform, including reform of the Court of Protection
  • Reform of the regulation of claims management companies and the legal professions
  • Changing the routes to professional qualification

Also of Interest