Letters to a Law Student

Series
Pearson
Author
Nicholas J McBride  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
4
Language
English
Total pages
392
Pub.-date
October 2017
ISBN13
9781292149240
ISBN
1292149248
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Description

 

The definitive guide to studying law at university, Letters to a Law Student is an indispensable guide for any law student, at any point in their undergraduate degree. It is packed full of practical advice and helpful answers to the most common questions about studying law at university across every stage of taking, or thinking about taking, a law degree.

Features

 

·    Covers all of the key skills and attributes needed for successful study throughout the entirety of a law degree programme;

·    Adopts a unique ‘letter’ approach to answer common questions a law student may have about their study;

·    Contains a wealth of practical tips, examples and exercises throughout to help students get the very most out of their studies;

·    Includes ‘Top 10’ lists to support students across a range of law related topics.

 

New to this Edition

 

This 4th edition includes:

·    New letters relating to free speech; and how to cope with the challenges of studying law;

·    Coverage of the changing route to qualification of a solicitor from 2020 onwards;

·    Top 10 lists on a range of law related topics.

 

Back Cover

 

What does it take to succeed as a law student? This book will show you how.

 

Voted one of the top 6 books that all future law students should read by The Guardian’s studying law website*, Letters to a Law Student is packed full of practical advice and helpful answers to the most common questions about studying law at University across every stage of taking, or thinking about taking, a law degree.

 

Discover:

·    Whether reading law at University is the right thing for you;

·    What law students do;

·    How to get the best marks in exams;

·    Tips on coping with the challenges of studying law;

·    What you can do with a law degree;

·    The way in which qualifying as a solicitor is set to change in the future,

 

… and much more.

 

Nicholas J. McBride is a Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge.

 

 

*http://www.theguardian.com/law/2012/aug/08/six-best-law-books

 

Author

 

Nicholas J. McBride is a Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge; he was formerly a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.  He is (with Roderick Bagshaw) the author of Tort Law, now in its fifth edition.