This text provides student-focused coverage of the key procedures central to the civil litigation process. Making use of innovative diagrams and two case studies which run throughout the book, the text clearly demonstrates how the procedures fit together, making it the perfect resource for students and trainee solicitors new to practice.
- An accessible and engaging writing style lends an informal tone to what is often considered by students to be a procedural subject area
- Two case studies, one on a personal injury matter and one on a breach of contract matter, provide realistic examples which help students put their learning into context and prepare them for life in practice
- Diagrams in the form of a timeline feature at the start of relevant chapters and offer a visual representation of litigation procedure, enabling students to gain an overview of the connections between the various stages of the civil litigation process
- Text boxes emphasize important practical considerations such as costs, best practice and professional conduct, as well as the Civil Procedure Rules
- Self-test questions and key point summaries at the end of chapters help students assess their level of knowledge and understanding
- Extensive online resources include video footage relating to case studies within the book, an interactive litigation timeline, updates, podcasts, weblinks, and a test bank of over fifty questions for lecturers to test students' understanding of the subject
- Access to a digital version of this book comes with every purchase to enable a more flexible learning experience - 12 months' access to this title on Oxford Learning Link will be available from 15 July 2022. Access must be redeemed by 1 August 2024