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Product Type: Books - Print + Online Package
ISBN: 1-55258-437-2
Pages: 504
Price: $209.00

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Civil Trial Handbook - 4th Edition

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Why go to court alone? Take your mentor with you!

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


Product Type Price
Online-Only $39/year
Print + Online Package $209

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CLEBC Legal Editor

Laura C. Selby



Book Author Adam Howden-Duke
Book Author Martin R. Taylor, QC
Book Author Matthew Van Nostrand
Editorial Board Peter C.P. Behie, QC
Editorial Board The Honourable Madam Justice Brenda J. Brown
Book Author Guy P. Brown, QC
Book Author D. Geoffrey Cowper, QC
Book Author David A. Crerar
Book Author The Honourable Victoria Gray
Book Author Brook Greenberg
Book Author The Honourable Mr. Justice David C. Harris
Book Author Kevin D. Loo
Book Author James C. MacInnis
Book Author Alison L. Murray, QC
Editorial Board Jeffrey P. Scouten
Book Author Gregory J. Tucker, QC

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