Legal Skills (8ed)
The best-selling legal skills textbook in the market, Legal Skills is the essential guide for law students, encompassing all the academic and practical skills in one manageable volume. It is an ideal text for students new to law, helping them make the transition from secondary education and giving them the skills they need to succeed from the beginning of their degree, through final year exams and dissertations. The first part covers 'Sources of Law' and includes information on finding and using legislation and case law, ensuring an understanding of where the law comes from and how to use it. The second part covers 'Academic Legal Skills' and provides advice on study, writing, and exam skills, alongside topics such as legal reasoning and referencing. The third and final part is dedicated to 'Practical Legal Skills' that students are likely to require for their course and beyond, covering skills such as mooting, presentations, and negotiation. The text contains many useful features designed to support a truly practical and self-reflective approach to legal skills, including self-test questions, diagrams and practical activities. Students are given the opportunity to take a hands-on approach to tackling a variety of legal skills from using cases to negotiation.
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Author(s)||Finch, E and Fafinski, S|