Description - Practical Legal Skills: Developing your Clinical Technique by Ross Hyams
Practical Legal Skills is an established and respected handbook for those engaged in legal training at all levels. Written by an expert author team, it covers the practical skills of lawyering, including interviewing, advising, advocacy, writing and drafting, and negotiation and mediation. The fourth edition also explores the ethical risks faced by clinical students and practitioners, and discusses the ethics, values and professional responsibilities surrounding the decisions lawyers' make. Exercises throughout allow readers to practise the full range of skills required in every-day legal work.Clear and concise, Practical Legal Skills is the essential guide for preparing skilled and ethical lawyers in a rapidly changing environment of practice.New to this editionNew chapter 'Keeping Out of Trouble' explores ethical methods and promotes ethical awareness, piloting a technique to assist law students and lawyers to identify the alternative ethical approach to problem solvingExpanded coverage of alternative dispute resolution, therapeutic jurisprudence, multidisciplinary and collaborative legal practice.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(211mm x 149mm x 12mm)
OUP Australia and New Zealand
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
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Author Biography - Ross Hyams
Ross Hyams is a practising solicitor and Senior Lecturer in Law and Convenor of the Legal Practice Program at Monash University.
The late Susan Campbell AM was a practicing solicitor, legal education consultant and former Professorial Fellow in Legal Practice at Monash University.
Adrian Evans is a practising solicitor and Professor in Law at Monash University.
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