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Published: 04 May 2017

384 Pages


ISBN: 9780198804055

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A new practitioner law publication

Pleadings Without Tears

A Guide to Legal Drafting Under the Civil Procedure Rules

Ninth Edition

Roger Eastman and William Rose

  • Lively and entertaining style makes a daunting subject more approachable and provides a foundation for essential practice skills
  • Clearly sets out the fundamental rules of legal drafting alongside a practical approach to drafting pleadings and other litigation documents, providing a basis for the respective parties' statements of case
  • Contains useful tips and examples, which deliver practical insight for good strategic practice
  • Includes a Foreword written by Professor Stuart Sime

New to this Edition:

  • Full update of all procedural issues
  • All examples brought up-to-date, accommodating limitation issues and other changes in the law such as jurisdictional limits
  • Increased references to specific provisions of the CPR for ease of cross-referencing, alongside removal of mentions to pre-CPR law
  • Major updating on dealing with Litigants in Person pleadings
  • Key updating of references to substantive law in opinions
  • More practical litigation and tactical advice
  • Contains current models of Court Forms

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