Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 August 2012

400 Pages | Yes

8.7 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780199652945

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Pleadings Without Tears

A Guide to Legal Drafting Under the Civil Procedure Rules

Eighth Edition

Roger Eastman and William Rose

  • Lively and entertaining style makes a daunting subject more approachable and provides foundations for essential practice skills
  • Clearly sets out a practical approach to drafting pleadings and other litigation documents, providing the nuts and bolts for the respective parties' statements of case
  • Helps the reader gain confidence more broadly by setting out fundamental rules of legal drafting and essential elements of good tactical practice
  • Contains useful tips and examples, which lend practical insight for good tactical practice
  • Includes a Foreword written by Professor Stuart Sime

New to this Edition:

  • Full update of all procedural issues
  • Chapter 10 substantially revised and updated to focus primarily on witness statements
  • Examples revised to accommodate changes in the law, including Fast Track financial limits and injunction practice
  • Contains current models of Court Forms