This book is essential for: Barristers in their first few years of practice.
Recognized as a "thorough and well-organized civil trial practice guide", this winner of the ACLEA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Publications gathers key information about trial preparation and strategy from a cross-section of Vancouver's top advocates, some of whom are now serving on the bench. An invaluable resource, this handbook combines black-letter legal and procedural material with very practical information, including objectives, pointers, and strategy.
Examples, anecdotes, suggested forms for written materials, charts, at-your-fingertips information schedules and other assorted "barrister's tricks" make this 6" x 9" softcover book a best seller. sample questions and scripts are also included where appropriate.
The second edition incorporates significant developments in the law and practice current to October 1, 2005, including:
- the practical effects and procedural considerations of the Expedited Litigation Pilot Project under Supreme Court Rule 68
- new case law from the British Columbia Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada
- all precedents on CD-ROM