Pleadings Without Tears: A Guide to Legal Drafting Under the Civil Procedure Rules

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Oxford University Press, 2007 - Law - 370 pages
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Pleadings Without Tears has become established as one of the most successful books on practical legal drafting in the context of litigation. This new seventh edition consolidates and updates the sixth edition to take account of the various relevant changes to the Civil Procedure Rules, andincludes a new chapter on skeleton arguments.The book takes a practical and insightful look at the subject of legal drafting. Rather than merely providing a series of precedents, the author sets out fundamental rules common to all good drafting, so that the reader will become more confident in approaching this often unnecessarily dauntingsubject. The book contains a wealth of practical examples and anecdotes and is illustrated throughout with cartoons. Its light and entertaining style, combined with detailed analysis and explanation, enable the reader to easily acquire a good understanding of drafting.

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William Rose was appointed a Circuit Judge in 1998. He was a member of the Board of Examiners of the Inns of Court School of Law between 1990 and 2001, and was Director of Studies at the Judicial Studies Board from 2002 to 2004. In 2004 he was appointed a Judicial Member of the Parole Board. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Blackstone's Civil Practice.

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