Author: American Bar Association. House of Delegates,Center for Professional Responsibility (American Bar Association)
Publisher: American Bar Association
The 2008 Edition of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct is an up-to-date resource for information on lawyer ethics. The Rules, with some variations, have been adopted in 48 jurisdictions. Federal, state, and local courts in all jurisdictions, even those that have not formally adopted the Rules, look to the Rules for guidance in resolving lawyer malpractice cases, disciplinary actions, disqualification issues, sanctions questions, and much more.
Author: Sherree Westell
This book focuses on the practical aspects of dealing with digital and social media legal issues and contracts for businesses on a day-to-day basis. We recommend it particularly for: general and in house legal professionals who need to deal with issues related to their organisations' digital and social media activities without incurring external fees unless really necessary; commercial, corporate and general practitioners whose clients may have requirements for advice in this area from time to time; junior lawyers with limited experience of practising in digital and social media. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Sherree is a consultant solicitor at Woodroffes with well over 20 years experience of advising and acting for clients on all aspects of technology, digital and social media law as well as general commercial and corporate aspects of her clients' businesses. Before joining her current long-established Belgravia law firm, Sherree spent many years at large City and national firms, over 10 of which as a partner.
Cpr35 for Lawyers and Experts
Author: David Boyle
This book, written for practising lawyers, experts and judges alike, provides a detailed, but ultimately practical, guide to expert evidence in civil litigation. It considers the formalities and realities of obtaining and relying upon expert evidence, examines in detail the process by which experts can formulate and express persuasive opinions and fulfil their duties to the court, addresses both written and live evidence, and includes dedicated chapters on specific fields of expertise commonly seen in personal injury actions. "A well-written, comprehensive and engaging account of the issues encountered in being a medical expert ... clearly important and worthy of wider dissemination" - Dr Hector Chinoy, PhD FRCP, Senior Lecturer & Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust "Clearly informed by extensive practical experience ... this is a book that is needed and should be purchased by lawyers and anyone who is thinking of giving 'expert' evidence" - Gordon Exall, Barrister, Zenith Chambers, Leeds & Hardwicke Building, London, Author of Civil Litigation Brief blog "Should be used as a teaching guide for new judges, let alone Counsel, litigation solicitors and experts" - Timothy Gray, District Judge, St Helens County Court ABOUT THE AUTHOR David Boyle read Law at Churchill College, Cambridge and has 21 years' experience of Personal Injury work based at Deans Court Chambers in Manchester. He has a thriving practice across a broad spectrum of complex, high value, high profile and unusual Multi-Track claims, lectures at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and has been Head of Mini-Pupillage at Deans Court for 6 years. Always approachable, he has a particular appreciation of the need for clients to understand their litigation, no matter what the complexities, and has a reputation for clarity and forensic rigour in both his written and oral advocacy. In 2015, the Legal 500 said that he "Provides tactically astute, detailed advice and is able to convey this simply." He has carried that through to this, his first book.
Getting the Most Out of Adr Post-Jackson
Author: Peter Causton,Nichola Evans,James Arrowsmith
Following the Court Reforms and Briggs LJ's Review, ADR is likely to be increasingly used in personal injury claims. This book explores the various ADR options available and provides practical guidance to assist practitioners to use ADR to maximum effect in their cases today, and to prepare their practices for increased emphasis on ADR as the preferred means of dispute resolution in the future. ABOUT THE AUTHORS Peter Causton is a dispute resolution specialist solicitor and Civil and Commercial mediator and has set up ProMediate (UK) Limited which is a certified ADR body pursuant to the ADR Regulations 2015 and is a board member of the Civil Mediation Council. Peter is Chief Assessor of the Law Society's Civil and Commercial Mediation Accreditation Scheme. Nichola Evans has an insurance litigation background and also deals with high value public sector and commercial disputes. She has an interest in alternative dispute resolution and civil litigation procedures and is a member of the CIARB. James Arrowsmith is a partner in Browne Jacobson's Commercial Insurance department and specialises in personal injury and liability insurance insurance litigation. ADR is a core part of his work and that of his team. His interest in this area has resulted in membership of the FOIL ADR group and a place as FOIL representative on the rules committee of an arbitration provider.
Author: Paul Bennett
An essential survival guide for the maze of personal injury regulation and on working with Claims Management Companies. This book offers support in developing profitable and compliant relationships with CMCs being key sources of work, and helps personal injury practitioners meet the challenge of evidencing compliance in the event of a challenge.
How to Discuss what Matters Most
Author: Douglas Stone,Sheila Heen,Bruce Patton
The authors cover difficult situations in both personal and professional life.
Author: Matthew Hoe
Publisher: Law Brief Publishing
So much has changed in the legal costs field, particularly in the field of personal injury cases. The rules on recovery of legal costs have been through extensive reform. There are new fixed costs regimes and changes to procedure. There is so much to absorb. This book is the essential guide to the issues that frequently recur when dealing with costs in personal injury cases, and it addresses those issues without being weighed down by the more arcane and obscure points of costs law. It is a refreshing and light hands-on guide for personal injury solicitors, insurers, barristers, costs professionals and judges who want to or have to deal with costs issues themselves. The necessary information is laid out clearly and accessibly. When faced with another costs argument and you need an explanation, an answer, or instructions - this is the book for you.
Author: Robin Dunne
A practical guide setting out the main issues and challenges that arise when clients challenge their solicitor's bill. Covering the rules, statutes, case law etc but also providing guidance as to terms of retainers as well as the process of assessing charges. This area of law is complex and is still not well known by many solicitors or even non-specialist judges. Also, following LASPO and probable fixed costs extensions, clients are now far more likely to have to pay their own costs and challenges to solicitor's fees are increasingly common. This book is written in a clear manner so that anyone from clients and trainees to partners and judges can benefit from it. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Robin Dunne is a barrister at Hardwicke specialising in costs and litigation funding, having focused exclusively on this area of law since call. He was called to the bar in 2002 and was an employed barrister and partner in a City of London firm of solicitors before independent practice. His practice includes between the parties and solicitor and client disputes as well as professional negligence claims involving solicitors, particularly where the dispute involves issues relating to costs. www.hardwicke.co.uk
Author: Nick Carr
This brand new title demystifies the mediation process in a thoroughly practical way for those who are new to mediation, including lawyers, advisers, parties and students. The author, a solicitor and accredited mediator, draws upon his extensive experience of thirty years as a commercial litigator and over twenty years representing clients in mediations, to offer practical advice and set out the relevant law and procedure with working precedents. The book covers: - An introduction to mediation - The anatomy of mediation - When to mediate - Mediator selection - Preparation for mediation - Practical arrangements - The mediation day - Documenting the deal - And what to do if it all falls apart With precedent mediation and settlement agreements, the position paper, a full checklist, a summary of the court rules, protocols, court guides and case law.
Negotiation, Mediation, Arbitration
Author: Klaus Peter Berger
For a short introduction, including an explanation of how the various elements work and tie in together, please check out the project website at www.private-dispute-resolution.com. The third, fully revised edition of this practical work now comprises two books and an interactive USB card. This new multimedia project will help you analyse the various ways of resolving an international business dispute: through negotiation, business mediation and international commercial arbitration. The updated and revised Handbook takes account of recent developments in the law and practice of ADR in international business. This is complemented by the user-friendly digital content. The print components (Case Study and Handbook) convert each theory into clear practical guidance, while the interactive USB card includes more than four hours of training videos. The work takes account of new case law and academic writings, as well as specific subjects including the pros and cons of best practices, the use of 'guerrilla tactics', and the role of secretaries in international arbitration. How will Private Dispute Resolution in International Business help you?; The Case Study (Volume I) follows the progress of an international business dispute between two companies, in step-by-step detail, through negotiation, mediation, and arbitration. It provides you with a realistic and highly practical approach to learning and teaching the law and practice of private dispute resolution in international business. The Handbook (Volume II) is a comprehensive, comparative study of the law of international dispute resolution, providing informed solutions to the problems raised in the Case Study. It includes new rules and best practice texts, all of which are reproduced on the USB card - which can be used simultaneously with the books or separately. The USB card contains all contracts and other written documentation produced during the dispute - including all procedural orders and awards rendered by the arbitral tribunal during the arbitration, text of legal materials such as arbitration laws and rules and international conventions, and further learning and teaching aids. It includes almost 100 videos dramatising the negotiation, mediation, and arbitration proceedings described in the books. Subtitles in the videos refer you to paragraphs in the Handbook, where each relevant legal problem is analysed; and an internet home page provides you with regular updates. Interactive training tools on the USB card include effective case management, written submissions, opening statements, cross-examination, the 'coaching' of witnesses, and the drafting of escalation clauses in international arbitration. This highly practical training tool will be essential reading for students and teachers of dispute resolution, corporate counsel, international lawyers, and anyone interested in this area. Click here to watch the webinar, in this video the author shares his insights on this important book.
Author: Alan Robinson
Covers the law in both England and in Wales. It sets out the law on assessment and the provision of services, outlines the options available for paying for care and also considers some of the wider issues which tend to affect community care, such as mental capacity, access to a person in need, and the interface between health and social care.
Author: David Richbell
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Category: Business & Economics
"Incontrovertibly the most important book on mediation published in English in recent years (possibly EVER?)" Hew Dundas, Former President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators "Great attention to detail, bringing together a life time experience! I will certainly be recommending it to people in Ireland who come on my training courses." Geoffrey Corry, Mediator and Trainer "Put simply, it is a masterpiece." John Sturrock, Core Solutions Group David Richbell is ranked fifth, internationally, in the top ten "Most Highly Regarded Commercial Mediators" by Who's Who Legal 2014 How to Master Commercial Mediation guides commercial mediators through every stage of their development, from novice to the aspirational standards of the master mediator. Moulding, maturing and mastering Split into three sections, this new title covers the essential skills and processes of effective commercial mediation for three levels of competence: Moulding for novices; Maturing for practising mediators and; Mastering for those who are at the top and wish to maintain their excellence. Section one covers basic skills and process. It includes a case study that covers each phase of a typical mediation, and also covers typical challenges that may be encountered. Section two builds on these basic skills and covers psychology in mediation, specialist sectors, ethics and intercultural mediation. Section three looks at the personal and external development needed for mediators to become experts in their field. It includes contributions from mediators in every European jurisdiction describing the state of mediation in a particular jurisdiction and its place within that respective legal system as well as discussing further intercultural skills. It also looks at skills beyond mediation that can be used to help in dispute resolution. Written by an experienced commercial mediator with specialist contributions from other renowned mediators How to Master Commercial Mediation is filled with expert, practical advice and tips. It also includes bullet point summaries, checklists, scripts of actual commercial mediations together with questions and answers.
Author: Izabela Krasnicka,Magdalena Perkowska
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
The present publication collects the contributions of the colloquium How to Become a Lawyer in Europe, which took place on June 4, 2010 in Andorra la Vella - within the frame-work of the 15th annual meeting of the representatives of the Network of European Universities in Legal Studies. <BR> We gathered articles concerning not only many European countries but also the United States and a special contribution is made to the system in California (USA). Each part is a unique guide through internal regulations leading to different legal professions. The articles present the academic education system in the field of law and also special requirements and professional exams giving the right/permission to perform legal professions. The reader will see the differences and similarities especially in the European systems of the presented countries.
Author: Jonathan Hand
Publisher: Law Brief Publishing Limited
Claims for injuries caused by animals are often challenging for even the most experienced personal injury lawyer. This detailed and practical guide covers all aspects of this specialist area, including claims based on strict liability under the Animals Act 1971 and on the various causes of action at common law. It is aimed at lawyers and others whose work covers this field such as insurers and experts, and contains a wealth of guidance which will assist both the newcomer and the experienced practitioner alike. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Jonathan Hand has over 20 years' experience as a practising barrister in Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence work. He has a particular specialism in equine and other animal related litigation, and is well-known for his expertise in this area. He is regularly instructed on behalf of both claimant and defendant clients in claims arising out of personal injury caused by animals, and he has also written and presented extensively on this topic. Jonathan is ranked by Chambers & Partners and by The Legal 500 as a leading junior in both Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence.
How Clients Are Transforming the Practice of Law
Author: Julie Macfarlane
Publisher: UBC Press
The New Lawyer analyzes the profound impact changes in client needs and demands are having on how law is practised. Most legal clients are unwilling or unable to pay for protracted litigation and count on their lawyers to pursue just and expedient resolution. These clients are transforming the role of lawyers, the nature of client service, and the principles of legal practice. In this fully revised edition of the now classic text, Julie Macfarlane outlines how lawyers can meet new expectations by committing to lawyer-client collaboration, conflict resolution advocacy, and revised financial structures so that the legal profession can remain relevant in this rapidly changing environment.
A Guide to Running Your Firm
Author: Bettina Brueggemann
Publisher: Law Brief Publishing Limited
Category: Law offices
A no-nonsense, practical guide on how and how not to run a law firm, examining why so many solicitors struggle in business, and how you can avoid the common mistakes and attitudes that lead to lack of growth or failure. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Bettina worked at the European Patent Office before qualifying as a solicitor in 1987. Specialising in litigation and employment she worked for a large multi office law firm becoming a partner in 1989. Her first role as partner was to set up a human resources department for the firm which she continued to head for over 25 years. In 2002 she was appointed managing partner with responsibility for all aspects of the business, a role she successfully carried out for 13 years. Over the 30 years in private practice Bettina has helped her many clients develop the strategy for their business as well as advising on how best to deal with day to day issues. Drawing on her knowledge and first-hand experience of running a business including best financial management, staff communication and management, successful marketing campaigns and developing and implementing business development; her strength lies in her ability to offer clear and constructive help and support.