Legal writing skills, 5th edition

Series
Pearson
Author
Steve Foster  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
5
Language
English
Total pages
400
Pub.-date
January 2019
ISBN13
9781292251097
ISBN
1292251093
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Description

Strong writing skills are an essential ingredient to succeeding in your law degree. Packed full of
practical tips and advice, Legal Writing Skills will help you to develop the ability to research,
write and present your law assignments with clarity and confidence.

 

 

Discover:
● Top tips on answering problem questions;
● What law lecturers mean by ‘critical analysis’ and how to incorporate it into your essays;
● Practical advice on developing analytical and critical writing skills, legal reasoning and
conducting legal research;
● Real life examples of sample writing with commentary so you can see what makes a
strong piece of written work and how to avoid common pitfalls;
● Numerous examples which show how to apply the principles in the book to your own
writing.

 

Features

Discover:
● Top tips on answering problem questions;
● What law lecturers mean by ‘critical analysis’ and how to incorporate it into your essays;
● Practical advice on developing analytical and critical writing skills, legal reasoning and
conducting legal research;
● Real life examples of sample writing with commentary so you can see what makes a
strong piece of written work and how to avoid common pitfalls;
● Numerous examples which show how to apply the principles in the book to your own
writing.

 

New to this Edition

●   Further guidance on what law lecturers mean by ‘critical analysis’ and how to incorporate it into your essays

●   Further coverage of all the main types of undergraduate law assessment

●   Real life examples of sample writing with commentary so you can see what makes a strong piece of written work and how to avoid common pitfalls

●   Practical advice on developing analytical and critical writing skills, legal reasoning and conducting legal research

●   Numerous examples that show how to apply the principles in the book to your own writing

Back Cover

'It is an "all-in-one" source for students who wish to improve their academic skills and their ability to obtain higher awards.' 
Dr Lucy Barnes, University of East Anglia 

 

'The book is a valuable resource for students new to undergraduate study. It provides straightforward guidance on legal research and writing, explaining what the expectations are at university and highlighting the common pitfalls.'
Seema Kandelia, University of Westminster
 

 

Strong writing skills are an essential ingredient to succeeding in your law degree. Packed full of
practical tips and advice, Legal Writing Skills will help you to develop the ability to research,
write and present your law assignments with clarity and confidence.

 

 

Discover:
● Top tips on answering problem questions;
● What law lecturers mean by ‘critical analysis’ and how to incorporate it into your essays;
● Practical advice on developing analytical and critical writing skills, legal reasoning and
conducting legal research;
● Real life examples of sample writing with commentary so you can see what makes a
strong piece of written work and how to avoid common pitfalls;
● Numerous examples which show how to apply the principles in the book to your own
writing.

 

Steve Foster is Principal Lecturer at Coventry Law School, where he has taught legal skills for
over 40 years and where he runs courses on legal writing and research.

Author

Steve Foster is Principal Lecturer at Coventry Law School, where he has taught legal skills for over 40 years and where he runs courses on legal writing and research.