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This publication is essential for: litigators in their first few years of practice.
Current to: July 1, 2015
The British Columbia Civil Trial Handbook is the civil litigator’s guide to preparing for and conducting trials in the BC Supreme Court. Leading advocates have gathered the key principles you need to know and outlined strategies you may wish to consider to support you in your case. This award-winning resource is recognized as a “thorough and well-organized civil trial practice guide.'
The resource gives you quick access to:
- practice advice and succinct statements of the law for each step in civil litigation—from the client retainer to costs
- valuable ethical and professional responsibility
- a sample trial brief, a sample litigation budget and a sample trial preparation checklist
- checklists for each step in the litigation process and forms for the case planning conference
Highlights of the 4th edition
case law since 2011 on a wide range of issues from pleadings, document privilege, case planning conferences, summary judgment, summary trials, interlocutory applications, applications to strike jury notices, to costs
discussion of electronic trials
amendments to the Supreme Court Civil Rules
references to the Code of Professional Conduct for British Columbia
CLEBC Legal Editor
Laura C. Selby