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Academic skills

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski.

in Employability Skills for Law Students

February 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal Skills and Practice. 8658 words.

This chapter considers the contributions of academic activities to the acquisition of key employability skills. Specifically, it discusses each of the academic activities undertaken by law...

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Acquiring ownership

Paul du Plessis.

in Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law

April 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal Skills and Practice. 15792 words.

Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provide an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. This chapter discusses the acquisition of ownership in Roman...

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Adapting CLEO for professional practice

S I Strong.

in How to Write Law Essays & Exams

August 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal Skills and Practice. 8832 words.

This chapter explains how the CLEO method of legal essay writing can be adapted for professional practice, with particular reference to drafting original documents (letters, attendance...

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Adapting CLEO to ‘discuss’ questions

S I Strong.

in How to Write Law Essays & Exams

August 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal Skills and Practice. 7756 words.

This chapter explains how the CLEO method of legal essay writing can be adapted for use with ‘discuss’ type questions, focusing on the following topics: what a ‘discuss’ question is asking...

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Advocacy, mooting, and professional communication

Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild and Catherine Shephard.

in Legal Systems & Skills

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal Skills and Practice. 14280 words.

This chapter focuses on advocacy, mooting, and communication skills. It first explains the term ‘communication skills’ and then discusses their application in presentations, advocacy,...

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Advocacy, mooting, and professional communication

Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild and Catherine Shephard.

in Legal Systems & Skills

April 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal Skills and Practice. 13279 words.

This chapter focuses on advocacy, mooting and communication skills. It first explains the term ‘communication skills’ and then discusses their application in presentations, advocacy,...

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Alternative dispute resolution

Jonathan Herring.

in Legal Ethics

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal Skills and Practice. 17311 words.

This chapter examines the ethical issues raised by alternative dispute resolution (ADR). It first looks at the process of negotiation, which is the way in which lawyers resolve most...

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Alternative dispute resolution

Jonathan Herring.

in Legal Ethics

April 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal Skills and Practice. 16631 words.

This chapter examines the ethical issues raised by alternative dispute resolution (ADR). It first looks at the process of negotiation, which is the way in which lawyers resolve most...

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Answering problem questions

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski.

in Legal Skills

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal Skills and Practice. 11374 words.

This chapter focuses on the skills needed to use the law to answer a problem question. It guides students through the process of analyzing a scenario in order to identify the relevant...

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Answering problem questions

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski.

in Legal Skills

April 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal Skills and Practice. 11373 words.

This chapter focuses on the skills needed to use the law to answer a problem question. It guides students through the process of analyzing a scenario in order to identify the relevant...

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