This innovative and practical step-by-step text provides guidance on the essential skills of courtroom etiquette and case conduct, including a wide range of evidential and procedural matters trainees and newly qualified lawyers encounter in the early years of practice.The author guides the reader through a range of problem areas using cookbook versions of the main advocacy tasks, working plans which can be adapted by the advocate, and checklists for use at trials and other hearings.* Step-by-step guidance on: avoiding leading questions, detecting hearsay, cross-examination, objecting to evidence under PACE and making speeches* Glossary of terms one is likely to encounter in the lower courts* Comprehensive reference system for ease of use in court
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