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Writing and drafting in legal practice
Author:
Rylance, Paul ;
Year:
2012
Format:
Book
Call No:
KL 34 R 2
Keywords:
Part I. Plain English and the general principles of legal writing and drafting: 1. Preparation -- 2. Sentences and paragraphs -- 3. Punctuation -- 4. Sentence construction and grammar -- 5. Verbs -- 6. Words and phrases -- 7. Avoid redundant words and phrases -- 8. Repetition and elegant variation -- 9. Using the right words -- 10. Checking your documents -- Part II. Letters, emails and other forms of written communication: 11. Preparation -- 12. Letters: form, style and layout conventions -- 13. Letters: language, tone, politeness and humanity -- 14. Letters to clients -- 15. Letters to third parties -- 16. Email -- 17. Email policies -- 18. Email etiquette -- 19. Email writing -- 20. Internal notes, memoranda and reports -- 21. Checking -- Part III. Drafting: 22. Preparation and taking instructions -- 23. The contents and principal clauses -- 24. Planning the document -- 25. Layout conventions and house style -- 26. Construction -- 27. Expressions relating to time -- 28. Definitions -- 29. Use of imprecise words and the burden of proof -- 30. Standards of obligation -- 31. Sentences and paragraphs -- 32. Choice of words -- 33. Final considerations
ISBN/ISSN:
978-0-19-958989-0
Notes:
Includes index and appendix
Item Availability
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Result Year Copy Status Call No Loan Category Date Due
1 2012 1 On Shelf KL 34 R 2 For Loan Available
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