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ACADEMIC LAW BOOKS

2010

YOUR ACADEMIC LAW BOOKS 2010 CONTENTS 3-4

Company & Business Law

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Criminal Law and Evidence

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Equity & Trusts

7-8 European Law 9

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Intellectual Property International Law

10-12 Legal Skills 13

Property & Land Law

13 Nutcases and Nutshells Series

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ACADEMIC LAW BOOKS

COMPANY & BUSINESS LAW

COMPANY & BUSINESS LAW

LAW & PRACTICE OF INTERNATIONAL FINANCE UNIVERSITY EDITION

BIRDS’ MODERN INSURANCE LAW

Philip Wood – Solicitor of the Supreme Court; Special Global Counsel, Allen & Overy LLP ; Visiting Professor at Oxford University, Yorke Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Cambridge University, Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Queen Mary, University of London • Presents the only all-encompassing guide to the law relating to international finance, based on the author’s university courses • Gives students a panoramic view of international finance which not only has practitioner-based deals but also elucidates the law on a global basis without being tied to any single jurisdiction

NEW 8TH EDITION John Birds – Professor of Commercial Law, The University of Manchester • Presents a concise yet analytical explanation of the fundamental principles of insurance law, written in an accessible and straightforward manner • Covers everything from the history of insurance and regulation through to the various forms of insurance such as life, and liability • Analyses the increasingly complex legal rules affecting contracts of insurance • Provides a more distinct treatment of consumer insurance law as opposed to commercial insurance law

• Includes reference to nearly all of the world’s 320 jurisdictions – the first time the topic has been dealt with on such a worldwide comparative basis

• Includes recent case law on, in particular, increase of risk, breaches of condition and waiver, subrogation and motor insurance and MIB liability

• Covers the three principal approaches – the policies of the law, the legal rules and also the practical transactions – so that students are presented with doctrine, data and deals, each of which throws light on the other

• Includes the Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Bill 2009

• Written by an acknowledged leading expert who offers a unique perspective based on practical experiences and academic insights CONTENTS INCLUDE: Introduction to financial law • Jurisdictions of the world • Principles of world insolvency law • Bank term loans and syndicated credits • International bond issues and capital markets • Trusts in financial transactions • Set-off and netting • Payment and securities clearing systems • Security interests and title finance • Special financings: projects, acquisitions, real property, ships, aircraft • Securitisations • Derivatives • Regulation of international finance • Conflict of laws and international finance • Conclusion Paperback, 978-1-847-03255-3 January 2008 £42 / €59

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• Considers the Law Commissions’ recommendations for reform of consumer insurance disclosure and representation and their continuing review of the law • Reflects the latest conduct of business rules made by the Financial Services Authority CONTENTS INCLUDE:

Introduction: the nature and definition of insurance and insurance law • The regulation of insurance • Insurable interest • Insurance of third parties’ interests • Formalities and formation of the insurance contract • Repudiations of policies and liability – utmost good faith – fraud, non-disclosure and misrepresentation • Utmost good faith on the part of the insurer • Warranties and conditions • Premiums • Assignment • Intermediaries • Construction and causation: risks covered and risks excepted • Claims under the policy • Payment under the policy – the measurement of loss • Reinstatement • Subrogation • Contribution and double insurance • Life insurance • Liability insurance • Motor vehicle insurance • Employers’ liability and other compulsory insurances

Paperback, 978-1-847-03916-3 June 2010

£29.95 / €42


2010

COMPANY & BUSINESS LAW

CRIMINAL LAW AND EVIDENCE

CHARLESWORTH’S COMPANY LAW

CRIMINAL LAW – THE FUNDAMENTALS

NEW 18TH EDITION

Stephen Girvin – Professor of Maritime Law, National University of Singapore; Specialist Editors: Dr Sandra Frisby – Norton Rose Lecturer in Corporate Finance Law, University of Nottingham; and Alastair Hudson – Barrister, Professor of Equity & Law, Queen Mary, University of London • Presents a comprehensive and detailed account of company law to help readers develop a full understanding of what can, at times, be a complex subject • Specialist Editors ensure that each chapter is as comprehensive and up to date as can be • Provides essential guidance for students studying law as well as those following courses with a company law module • Acts as a key source of information for newly qualified practitioners, company directors, and administrators and accountants dealing with small companies

NEW FOR THE 18TH EDITION • Considers the latest legislative and case law developments including full coverage of the changes brought about by the Companies Act 2006 • Contains a new chapter addressing the European Company • Includes excerpts and references to contemporary writing on the subject to provide a fresh and wider view of the area • Incorporates cross-referencing and paragraph numbering to make locating information quick and simple CONTENTS INCLUDE:

Nature of Registered Companies • Memorandum of Association • Articles of Association • Promoters • Corporate Transactions • Public Offers of Shares • Allotment and Commencement of Business • Share Capital • The Acquisition and Redemption by a Company of its own Shares • Financial Assistance by a Company for the Purchase of its own Shares • Membership • Shares • General Meetings • Directors • The Secretary • Majority Rule and Minority Protection • Corporate Governance • Insider Dealing • Accounts • Auditors • Dividends • Debentures • Corporate Insolvency • Receivers and Administrative Receivers • The Administration Procedure • Winding up by the Court • Voluntary winding up • Contributors and Creditors: completion of the winding up • Mergers and Divisions • Take-overs • Cross-Border Mergers and Migration – The European Company

Paperback, 978-1-847-03919-4 June 2010

NEW 2ND EDITION Christina McAlhone – Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Northumbria; and Rebecca Huxley-Binns – Senior Lecturer in Law, Nottingham Law School; Principal Examiner for Criminal Law, Institute of Legal Executives; and Law Teacher of the Year 2010 • Introduces students to the principles of criminal law by using clear text combined with charts, grids and diagrams • Sets out a clear framework and explains the intricacies of the law as clearly as possible without sacrificing the detail that is required for a proper understanding • Includes full coverage of all topics likely to be studied on Criminal Law courses at undergraduate level, on Diploma in Law (CPE) programmes, and ILEX level 6 • Contains analysis of the key Law Commission’s proposals for reform where relevant • Opens each chapter with a bulleted outline of the main concepts and ideas to be covered in that chapter and closes each chapter with a summary to recap the main points • Provides a question along with answer and answer tips at the end of each chapter • Uses charts, grids and diagrams to enable students to grasp complex legal principles with ease • Follows a new and improved layout with more pedagogical features than before, such as ‘Over to You’ boxes to truly engage students and get them thinking more critically about the subject • Assumes no prior knowledge of the subject – allowing the book to be used for those new to the subject and for distance learning courses CONTENTS INCLUDE:

Introduction • Actus Reus • Mens Rea • Fatal offences against the person • Non-fatal offences against the person • Sexual offences • Offences against property I • Offences against property II • Offences against property III • Inchoate offences • Participation in criminal offences • Defences I – defences which negate the offence • Defences II – defences which justify or excuse the offence

Paperback, 978-0-414-04241-4 August 2010

£22.95 / €33

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ACADEMIC LAW BOOKS

CRIMINAL LAW AND EVIDENCE

CRIMINAL LAW AND EVIDENCE

CRIMINAL LAW: TEXT AND MATERIALS

DENNIS: THE LAW OF EVIDENCE

NEW 7TH EDITION

NEW 4TH EDITION

CMV Clarkson – Professor of Law, University of Leicester; HM Keating – Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Sussex; and SR Cunningham – Lecturer in Law, University of Leicester

Ian Dennis – Professor of English Law, University College London

• Examines the main principles and rules of criminal law and explores the theoretical bases upon which they are founded in an easily digestible text • Combines the best features of a standard “textbook” with those of a “cases and materials” book to provide guidance and direction on the law, whilst presenting a substantial amount of key primary material selected from a diversity of sources • Includes extracts from cases and academic articles, carefully edited to make them accessible to students • Draws on non-legal contextual material to provide a social context to the law rather than a mere analysis of the rules • Includes analysis of leading case decisions including Kennedy (No 2) (2008) (manslaughter); Rahman (2008) (joint unlawful enterprise); R v G (2009) (rape of child under 13); Evans (2009) (omissions) • Covers all key developments including Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007; Serious Crimes Act 2007 (encouraging and assisting crime); Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 (selfdefence); Coroners and Justice Act 2009 (abolishing provocation and introducing loss of control) CONTENTS INCLUDE:

Crime and punishment • The general principles of criminal liability • General defences • Inchoate offences • Participation in crime • Non-fatal offences against the person • Homicide • Offences against property

Paperback, 978-1-847-03918-7 June 2010

Ideal companion for: Understanding Criminal Law

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£33.95 / €48

• Analyses the law of evidence, while placing the subject within its theoretical context • Presents the information in a logical structure following on from the introduction of the basic concepts through to the exclusionary rules of the law of evidence • Offers an integrated approach to evidence which includes essential doctrinal analysis • Takes account of evidence theory, psychological research on information processing and retrieval, socio-legal work on police investigations, and jury research projects CONTENTS INCLUDE:

Part One: Understanding evidence: The foundations of law • Part Two: Obtaining evidence: Pre-trial procedures and the regulation of access • Part Three: adducing evidence: Trial procedures and the principles of proof • Part Four: Using evidence: The scope and limits of exclusionary rules

Paperback, 978-1-847-03856-2 July 2010

£31.95 / €45


2010

CRIMINAL LAW AND EVIDENCE

CRIMINAL LAW AND EVIDENCE

ELLIOTT AND WOOD’S CASES AND MATERIALS ON CRIMINAL LAW

EVIDENCE – THE FUNDAMENTALS

NEW 10TH EDITION

Phil Huxley – Formerly Principal Lecturer at Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University

NEW 2ND EDITION

Michael J Allen – Commissioner, Criminal Cases Review Commission, previously Professor of Law, Newcastle University; and Simon Cooper – Senior Lecturer in Law, Salford Law School

• Introduces students to the principles of the law of evidence by using clear text combined with charts, grids and diagrams

• Presents an extensive collection of cases, statutory provisions, recently published articles and comments designed to define, explain and illustrate the main principles of criminal law • Places the emphasis on the cases and materials, using text for introductory and explanatory purposes • Uses notes and questions to assist and stimulate students to think critically about the subject and to promote further study • Incorporates a wealth of important key case law including Kennedy (No 2) on causation; Saik on the mens rea for conspiracy; Rahman on joint enterprise; Heard on intoxication; Bree on intoxicated consent and Jheeta on deception and consent, in the Sexual Offences Act 2003 • Includes coverage of the latest statutory developments including changes brought about by the Fraud Act 2006; Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007; Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008; and the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 CONTENTS INCLUDE:

Actus Reus • Mens Rea • Mental incapacity • Defences • Degrees of responsibility • Inchoate offences • Homicide • Non-fatal offences against the person • Theft and robbery • Fraud • Blackmail • Handling •Burglary and kindred offences • Criminal Damages

Paperback, 978-1-847-03920-0 May 2010

£31.95 / €45

• Seeks to explain not merely the rules and principles but also their provenance and continued utility • Includes full coverage of all topics likely to be studied on law of evidence courses at undergraduate level and ILEX level 6 • Opens each chapter with a bulleted outline of the main concepts and ideas to be covered in that chapter and closes each chapter with a summary to recap the main points • Provides a question along with answer and answer tips at the end of each chapter • Uses charts, grids and diagrams to enable students to grasp complex legal principles with ease • Follows a new and improved layout with more pedagogical features than before, such as ‘Over to You’ boxes to truly engage students and get them thinking more critically about the subject • Assumes no prior knowledge of the subject – allowing the book to be used for those new to the subject and for distance learning courses CONTENTS INCLUDE:

Introduction • Burden of proof • Examination of witnesses • Competence & compellability • Hearsay • Opinion • Confessions • Evidence improperly obtained • Silence • Evidence of character • Corroboration, suspect and other fallible evidence

Paperback, 978-0-414-04459-3 September 2010

£26.95 / €38

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EQUITY & TRUSTS

EUROPEAN LAW

HAYTON & MITCHELL: COMMENTARY AND CASES ON THE LAW OF TRUSTS AND EQU ITABLE REMEDIES

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

NEW 13TH EDITION Charles Mitchell ‘‘A combined textbook and casebook… which leads students deeper into trust law than any other textbook.’’ Lex Magazine • Offers a thorough and perceptive treatment of modern English trust law • Uniquely combines textbook and casebook in one compact volume • Uses questions and problems to promote analysis and discussion • Investigates the “grey” areas often favoured by examiners • Illuminates the nature of the English trust concept with comparative references to foreign jurisdictions

NEW 3RD EDITION Koen Lenaerts – Judge of the Court of Justice of the European Union and Professor of European Law, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; Piet Van Nuffel – Member of the Legal Service of the European Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and Visiting Professor at the College of Europe (Natolin); Editor: Robert Bray – Principal Administrator in the Secretariat of the Committee on Legal Affairs of the European Parliament; Special Editor for the Third Edition – Nathan Cambien, Research Fellow at the Institute for European Law, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven • Provides a rigorously structured analysis of the institutional structure of the EU, its jurisdiction, its legal instruments and the main substantive principles underlying EU law • Develops a detailed overview of EU substantive law and of the effect the various sources of EU law have within the legal order of every Member State • Outlines the main elements of the Lisbon Treaty

• Illustrates text with excerpts from cases, statutes, and Charity Commission publications

• Explores the concept that the constitutional character of EU law is not limited to its “administrative law” aspects

• Includes new extracts from the Charities Act 2006 and the Perpetuities and Accumulations Act 2009, and from Sieff v Fox (2005); Barlow Clowes International Ltd v Eurotrust International Ltd (2006); Stack v Dowden (2007); Breakspear v Ackland (2009); Chartbrook Ltd v Persimmon Homes Ltd (2009); Hanchett-Stamford v Att.-Gen. (2009) HMRC v Trustees of the Peter Clay Discretionary Trust (2009); Re Walters (deceased) (2009); and Wyndham v Egremont (2009)

• Includes references to case law and legislative developments as well as to academic literature in the major European languages

• Revised structure increases accessibility of discussion

CONTENTS INCLUDE:

• New text design and format makes the work more userfriendly and enables students to better distinguish cases from commentary Paperback • 978-1-847-03730-5 • £34.95 • May 2010

• Covers significant developments in the EU, including the many changes brought about by the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty • Contains examples, diagrams and tables to help readers grasp complex processes and retain information Part One: The European Union – Different Paths Towards Integration • Part Two: Jurisdiction of the European Union • Part Three: The Actors of the European Union • Part Four: The DecisionMaking Process Within the European Union • Part Five: Sources of Law of the European Union • Part Six: The European Union in International Relations

Paperback, 978-1-847-03743-5 October 2010 £37.95 / €54 Ideal companion for: Procedural Law of the European Union

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2010

EUROPEAN LAW

EUROPEAN LAW

THE ECONOMICS OF EC COMPETITION LAW: CONCEPTS, APPLICATION AND MEASUREMENT

A GUIDE TO EUROPEAN UNION LAW

NEW UNIVERSITY EDITION

Dr PSRF Mathijsen – Advocat; Professor of Law, University of Brussels; Former Director-General with the Commission of the European Communities

NEW 10TH EDITION

Simon Bishop – Founding Partner, of RBB Economics and Mike Walker – Vice President, Charles River Associates • Examines the economic theory and analysis as it is applied to EC competition law • Discusses the basic economic principles underpinning competition law including market power, market definition and effective competition • Looks at the economic techniques used by the Commission in applying its guidelines • Examines the way in which economic theory relates to Article 81 (TFEU 101), Article 82 (TFEU 102) and merger control • Discusses the economic concepts and analytical techniques in a clear and accessible way, with case studies and examples to illustrate the application of those concepts and techniques • Discusses intellectual property right and licensing and the legal challenges these present for cases, eg. Magill • Demonstrates the use of economics in Commission decisions and Court judgments through dynamic discussion of the key cases CONTENTS INCLUDE:

Part One: Concepts • Effective competition • The assessment of market power • The relevant market • Part Two: Application • Article 81 • Article 82 • The Economics of Horizontal Mergers • The Economics of Non-horizontal Mergers • Part Three: Measurement • Introduction to empirical analysis • Price tests • Using elasticities (critical loss and diversion ratios) • Bidding studies • Shock analysis • Price concentration analysis • Merger simulation • Shipment and transport cost tests • Damages estimation • Econometric annex

Paperback, 978-0-421-93190-9 June 2010

• The perfect first-stop introduction to EU Law • Offers a comprehensive overview of the European Union’s institutions and their functions • Fully up to date with the changes brought about by the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty • Covers all other key case law and legislative developments • Analyses the substantive law of the European Community, from competition and agriculture to, among others, environment, culture, health protection and consumer protection • Keeps the text simple and uncluttered by keeping references to treaty provisions or Community Acts to the extended footnotes at the end of each chapter CONTENTS INCLUDE:

Part One: The Union, the Communities, the Community Acts and Community law • Part Two: The institutions and bodies and the financing of activities • Part Three: Internal market • Part Four: Other Community policies • Part Five: Policies of the Community and the Member States • Part Six: The Union in the world

Paperback, 978-1-847-03744-2 May 2010

£31.95 / €45

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ENGLISH LEGAL SYSTEM & LEGAL METHOD

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

LEGAL METHODS AND SYSTEMS: TEXT AND MATERIALS

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: PATENTS, COPYRIGHTS, TRADEMARKS AND ALLIED RIGHTS

NEW 4TH EDITION Carl F Stychin and Linda Mulcahy • Provides a mini library and integrated teaching tool for legal method, • English legal system and Introduction to Law courses • Introduces students to a range of different ways of thinking about the study of law including doctrinal, sociolegal and critical perspectives • Provides a wealth of materials and commentary, along with a series of focused questions suitable for tutorials and essays • Discusses the implications of the opening of the new Supreme Court and reflects on the success of the Woolf reforms of the civil litigation system

NEW 7TH EDITION William Cornish – Formerly Herchel Smith Professor of Intellectual Property Law, University of Cambridge; David Llewelyn – Partner, White & Case, London; Professor, King’s College London; External Director, IP Academy Singapore; and Dr Tanya Aplin, Senior Lecturer in Law, King’s College London • Provides authoritative coverage of the whole spectrum of IP law as it applies to the UK • Goes through the main types of IP chapter by chapter, making it easy for the reader to find what they are looking for • Explains what the different types are and the common grounds they share

• Includes examples and a questions and problems section to help students grasp the subject

• Includes chapters on IP rights under EU law, IP and personal privacy,

• Incorporates high-level diagrams and mind maps in order to enhance retention of legal principles and procedures

• IP and digital technology, IP and biotechnology

• Includes other user-friendly features such as “key concepts” boxes, suggested further reading and web sources Paperback • 978-0-414-04183-7 • £28.95 • August 2010

• Enables understanding of the text with supporting cases, references and explanatory narrative putting everything into context • Draws on legislation from UK, EU and international sources • Includes coverage of key legislative and case law developments • Contains tables including European Legislation and International Treaties, Conventions and Agreements CONTENTS INCLUDE:

Part One: Common Ground • Part Two: Patents • Part Three: Confidence and Personal Privacy • Part Four: Copyright and Designs • Part Five: Trade Marks and Names • Part Six: The European Dimension and New Technologies

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Hardback, 978-1-847-03922-4 August 2010

£110 / €154

Paperback, 978-1-847-03923-1 August 2010

£38.95 / €55


2010

INTERNATIONAL LAW

LEGAL SKILLS

CASES AND MATERIALS ON INTERNATIONAL LAW

GLANVILE WILIAMS: LEARNING THE LAW

NEW 7TH EDITION

LEGAL SKILLS SERIES

David Harris – Emeritus Professor in Residence and Co-Director Human Rights Law Centre, School of Law, Nottingham University

NEW 14TH EDITION

• Draws together in one volume an exhaustive selection of cases, materials and background Information on public International law • Supplements cases and materials with authoritative commentary and expert analysis • Provides broad and comprehensive treatment of the subject making it a sound basis for any Public International Law course • Incorporates all major developments in the subject, including the expansion of human rights issues in International law • Revised layout ensures clarity and ease of use • Includes extensive cross-referencing and a detailed index to facilitate easy access CONTENTS INCLUDE:

ATH Smith – Formerly Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Professor of Criminal and Public Laws, University of Cambridge, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of Law, Victoria University of Wellington, and Honorary Bencher, Middle Temple • A must-have book for every student considering a career in the law, about to study for a law degree or law module of a non-law degree • Gives an overview of the English legal system in a clear and accessible style and introduces students to the core foundation subjects and syllabus of the LLB degree • Corrects basic misunderstandings about the law • Explains how to interpret statutes and look up points of law • Introduces legal problems that students are likely to come across and explains how best to tackle them • Goes through legal research – paper and electronic – and how best to undertake it

Introduction • The Sources of International Law • International Law and Municipal Law • Personality • Territory • State Jurisdiction • The Law of the Sea • State Responsibility • Human Rights • The Law of Treaties • The Use of Force by States • Arbitration and Judicial Settlement of Disputes

• Offers students advice on study methods and exam preparation in order that they make the most of their time

Paperback, 978-1-847-03278-2 June 2010 Ideal companion for: International Law

New for the 14th Edition £36.95 / €52

• Gives guidance on how to prepare for and take part in moots and mock trials • Covers key developments such as the new Supreme Court, the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty and the effects of the recession on learning to earning • Offers expanded coverage of moots and mock trials, covering everything from presentation and oral skills through to file and case management and legal ethics. • Includes advice on time management, stress management and motivation • Provides more diagrams than ever before to help students grasp complex issues CONTENTS INCLUDE:

The Divisions of Law • The European Dimension • The Mechanism of Scholarship • Methods of Study • Technical Terms • Case Law Technique • The Interpretation of Statutes • Working Out Problems • Answering Essay Questions • In the Examination Room • Moots and Mock Trials • Legal Research • From Learning to Earning • General Reading

Paperback, 978-0-414-04173-8 July 2010

£13.50 / €19

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LEGAL SKILLS

LEGAL SKILLS

THE PATH TO PUPILLAGE: A GUIDE FOR THE ASPIRING BARRISTER

FROM STUDENT TO SOLICITOR: THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO SECURING A TRAINING CONTRACT

NEW 2ND EDITION

NEW 1ST EDITION

Georgina Wolfe and Alexander Robson

Charlotte Harrison

• Presents the first definitive guide to obtaining a pupillage at the Bar of England and Wales

• Presents the first definitive guide to securing a training contract and becoming a solicitor in England and Wales

• Takes the reader through each step of the route to pupillage from legal education through to the application process itself • Covers key developments including changes to the Bar course (now the BPTC ) and the launch of the Pupillage Portal – the new application process • Draws on the authors’ own personal experiences – between them they have attended over forty pupillage interviews and are now members of their respective pupillage committees • Brings together advice and pearls of wisdom from over 50 contributors – from recently qualified barristers through to senior barristers and judges – on everything such as the challenges and risks of becoming a barrister, what impresses them at an interview, and how to make the most of the BPTC • Goes through the academic stage of training, looking at the pros and cons of the various variables such as a law degree verses a law conversion • Details the extra-curricular activities that students should undertake in order to enhance their prospects • Discusses the vocational – BPTC – part of training, looking in depth at the four Inns • Gives advise on how to choose which pupillage to accept if more than one offer is received • Offers guidance on converting from being a solicitor to a barrister Paperback • 978-0-414-04236-0 • £16.95 • February 2010

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• Takes the reader through the academic stage of training and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of taking a qualifying law degree or a non-qualifying degree and a law conversion course (GDL) • Provides advice on how to apply for a law degree or law conversion course (GDL) • Discusses the vocational stage of training (the LPC), including what to consider when choosing a provider, how to apply, and tips for successful study • Draws on the author’s own experience of qualifying and working as a solicitor as well as insights gained from her involvement in the co-ordination of career development initiatives for undergraduate law students • Brings together advice from a host of contributors – including law students, trainee solicitors and recently qualified solicitors, law careers advisors, graduate recruitment managers senior partners of law firms, and senior ‘in-house’ lawyers - on everything from first steps into law, through to how to impress at interviews • Details the extra-curricular activities that readers should undertake in order to enhance their prospects including legal and non-legal work experience, vacation schemes and Pro-Bono initiatives • Discusses different types of law firms and other legal employers as well as practice areas to help readers map out their career path Paperback • 978-1-847-03956-9 • c. £14.95 • July 2010


2010

LEGAL SKILLS

MEDIA LAW

HOW TO STUDY LAW – LEGAL SKILS SERIES

MEDIA LAW

NEW 6TH EDITION

Peter Carey – Consultant Solicitor and Head of Data Protection Team, Charles Russell LLP and Visiting Professor at the College of Law; along with Nick Armstrong – Partner, Charles Russell LLP; Duncan Lamont – Partner, Charles Russell LLP; and James Quartermaine – Solicitor, Charles Russell LLP

Anthony Bradney; Fiona Cownie; Judith Masson; Alan C Neal and David Newell • An excellent introduction to the common law system ideal for all students of law from A Level to degree level • Takes a practical approach to demonstrate how to find, read and analyse a variety of legal materials – cases, statutes, articles and textbooks – both online and in print • Uses exercises to help students negotiate their way around complex legal materials and grasp the skills required • Incorporates a full account of vital legal resources available via the web • Can be used as an integrated legal skills and legal method introductory guide, laying the foundation for successful study of the law

NEW FOR THE 6TH EDITION • Incorporates new chapters on legal precedent and statutory interpretation along with a more sophisticated introduction to legal method and theory • Includes additional coverage of how to use online sources such as Westlaw UK • Gives additional guidance on what it means to study law, such as independent learning and time-management

NEW 5TH EDITION

• Provides a succinct and lucid introduction to all areas of the law relating to print, broadcast and electronic media • Written in a clear style making it equally accessible to law and media students • Covers case law and legislative developments • Goes through the key issues and explains the complex principles of media law • Clarifies complex issues using diagrams, flow charts, bulleted lists and tables • Points students to extended study with a detailed glossary and a list of website addresses • Contains extracts from the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights, the Press Complaints Commission’s Code of Practice and the Independent Television Commission’s programme code New for the Fifth Edition

• Contains an expanded section on writing assignments to help students develop their essay and problem question writing skills

• Incorporates more academic criticism and analysis to get students to engage and think about the subject, along with reference to further reading at the end of each chapter

• Offers tips and advice on written and oral presentation skills

• Contains more real-life cases and scenarios to show how the law is applied in practice

• Includes new exercises for every chapter

• Includes coverage of all the different media platforms including radio, satellite, multi-channel, cable and the internet, looking at each one and providing guidance on licensing standards, competition, broadcast rights and mergers

• Incorporates colour to make the book even more user friendly Paperback • 978-0-414-04180-6 • £19.95 • March 2010

CONTENTS INCLUDE:

Introduction to the Law • Reputation • Copyright and Related Rights • Privacy and Confidential Information • Obscenity and Indecency • Racial Hatred and Blasphemy • Contempt • Reporting Current Affairs • The Internet • Television • Glossary • Appendices

Paperback, 978-0-414-04213-1 June 2010

£26.95 / €38

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2010

PROPERTY & LAND LAW

NUTCASES – ESSENTIAL REVISION AIDS

LAND LAW: TEXT & MATERIALS

NUTCASES: EMPLOYMENT LAW

NEW 4TH EDITION Nigel P Gravells • Acts as a one-stop shop providing comprehensive coverage of all major legislative developments, prominent cases and pertinent materials combined with a strong supporting narrative • Explains and critically analyses each important legal issue with a discussion of possible defects in the law and proposals for reform to help readers develop an understanding of the materials

NEW 4TH EDITION Andrew C Bell – Lecturer in Law, Nottingham Trent University Paperback, 978-1-847-03951-4 February 2010

£9.95 / €14

NUTCASES: EQUITY AND TRUSTS NEW 5TH EDITION Chris Chang – Director, Brunel International, Brunel University Paperback, 978-0-414-04182-0 February 2010

£9.95 / €14

NUTSHELLS: COMMERCIAL LAW NEW 2ND EDITION Ewan MacIntyre – Senior Lecturer, Nottingham Trent University

• Addresses the need for original source materials in the study of land law

Paperback, 978-0-414-04174-5 February 2010

• Uses a content and structure which reflects most undergraduate land law courses

NUTSHELLS: ENGLISH LEGAL SYSTEM

£9.95 / €14

NEW FOR THE 4TH EDITION

NEW 8TH EDITION Penny Darbyshire – Reader in Law, Kingston University

• Refers to more than a hundred new articles and casenotes in the major academic journals

Paperback, 978-0-414-04178-3 February 2010

• Includes extracts or reference to hundreds of new cases, including the following leading cases from the House of Lords: London Diocesan Fund v Avonbridge Property Co Ltd (2005); Kay v Lambeth (2006); Stack v Dowden (2007); Moncrieff v Jamieson (2007); Yeoman’s Row Management Ltd v Cobbe (2008); Thorner v Major (2009); and Doherty v Brimingham City Council (2009) • Discusses in detail the recommendations in the Law Commission Report on Termination of Tenancies for Tenant Default (2006) and the proposals in the Law Commission Consultation Paper on Easements and Covenants (2008) • Covers recent legislative development with reference to the Civil Partnerships Act 2004, the Housing Act 2004, the Consumer Credit Act 2006, the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 and the Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 Paperback • 978-0-421-96360-3 • £34.95 • June 2010

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NUTSHELLS: EQUITY & TRUSTS NEW 8TH EDITION Michael Haley – Professor of Law, Keele University Paperback, 978-0-414-04177-6 February 2010

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NUTSHELLS: FAMILY LAW NEW 8TH EDITION Tony Wragg – Principal Tutor, Law, University of Derby Paperback, 978-0-414-04179-0 February 2010

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NUTSHELLS: INTERNATIONAL LAW NEW 2ND EDITION Rebecca M M Wallace – Professor of International Human Rights Law, Robert Gordon University, Immigration Adjudicator and Barrister; and Anne Holliday Paperback, 978-0-414-04175-2 March 2010

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NUTSHELLS: LAND LAW NEW 8TH EDITION Michael Haley – Professor of Law, Keele University Paperback, 978-0-414-04176-9 February 2010 13 Academic law books 2010

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