Try AbeBooks Description Legal Writing guides students comprehensively through this vital legal skill and addresses a range of assessment methods, from exam questions to final essays and problem answers. It considers how to deconstruct essay and problem questions and how to conduct and apply legal research to answer set questions. It also focuses on how to develop and communicate legal arguments, with both good and bad examples of written work considered and discussed in the text. Legal Writing is particularly useful for undergraduate students, especially at the beginning of degree studies, and to GDL and CPE students too. This fully revised third edition includes: More guidance on reading, including speed reading techniques, and on note-taking skills A wholly revised chapter on referencing to employ the OSCOLA style, which has become the default style of most UK law schools in recent years More worked examples throughout the text, and additional examples from across the legal curriculum on the companion website An improved companion website with increased guidance for revision, FAQs and more multiple choice questions allow students to test their progress and further engage with the topics in the book.
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She also undertakes academic and professional consultancy work, including consultancy for City law firms and for legal regulators. She held a full-time research position at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies , followed by Senior and Principal Lectureships , and a Readership at the University of Westminster; she was the Chair in Empirical Legal Studies from She was also Director of the Centre on the Legal Profession.
Lisa has also taught previously at Birkbeck College and the University of Exeter. Teaching Professor Webley teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by Birmingham Law School, currently public law and lawyer regulation. She has previously taught comparative constitutional law, family law, legal skills, the English legal system and research methods, with occasional classes on dispute resolution in a civil and family law context.
She provides empirical research methods training at a number of leading universities world-wide. Public Law Lawyer Regulation Postgraduate supervision Professor Webley supervises students undertaking empirical socio-legal research. She is keen to hear from candidates who wish to undertake research on: Lawyer regulation, education, professionalism and legal ethics Legal service delivery and the impact of technology Access to justice and family justice Public law and practice.
Muzio, D. Webley, L. Duff, L. Moorhead, R. Textbooks Webley, L. Oxford: Oxford University Press ; 2nd ed; 1st ed. Webley L. Sommerlad, H. Nelson, S. Headworth, R. Dinovitzer, D. Maclean, J. Eekelaar, B. Tomlinson, J. Bacquet, S. Mytton, E. Sherr, A. View all publications in research portal Expertise Lawyer regulation; equality and diversity in the legal profession; legal education; legal ethics; access to justice; dispute resolution; family justice; AI in relation to law; use of technology in legal services delivery.
Media experience Interviews with the BBC and with print media including national and international press and legal professional press; contributions to the Huffington Post and The I. Expertise Equality and diversity in the legal profession Legal education.
Professor Lisa Webley