Fully referenced to Blackstone's Civil Practice, Civil Litigation equips the reader with a thorough grounding in the key principles and procedures governing practice in the civil courts across all aspects of a case, from the use of pre-action protocols, to issuing and serving proceedings, through to trial, costs and appeal.
With questions of procedure arising more frequently in the civil courts than points of substantive law, it is essential that junior practitioners have full working knowledge of the procedures employed through the course of a civil litigation claim. Civil Litigation has been designed to effectively prepare the reader for practice by offering an excellent overview of the key principles and procedures applicable to a civil case. All aspects of the civil litigation process are covered, from the use of pre-action protocols, commencing proceedings and choosing an appropriate track, right through to trial, costs, enforcement and appeals. Realistic forms and example documentation, such as witness statements and statements of case, are included throughout ensuring that the reader is fully prepared for the type of forms and documents which they will be required to prepare in practice. Fully referenced to Blackstone's Civil Practice, this manual has been fully revised to include recent case law and statutory developments in this dynamic area of the law.Civil Litigation is essential reading for all trainee barristers, and is also a useful source of reference for junior practitioners wishing to refresh their knowledge of the civil litigation process.