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Legal english

By: Haigh, Rupert.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : Routledge, c2009Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xii, 330 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780415487153.Subject(s): Legal composition | Law -- Terminology | Law -- Language | English language -- Usage | English language -- Business EnglishOnline resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Introduction to legal English -- Elements of legal writing -- Punctuation for legal writing -- Basic standards of legal writing -- Elements of good style : clarity, consistency, effectiveness -- What to avoid -- British and American English -- Contracts : performance, termination and remedies -- Contracts : structure and interpretation -- Contract clauses : types and specimen clauses -- Drafting legal documents : language and structure -- Correspondence and memoranda -- Applying for a legal position -- Aspects of spoken English -- Meeting, greeting and getting down to business -- Interviewing and advising -- Dealing with difficult people : 10-point guide -- Court advocacy -- Negotiation -- Chairing a formal meeting -- Making a presentation -- Telephoning.
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Includes index.

Introduction to legal English -- Elements of legal writing -- Punctuation for legal writing -- Basic standards of legal writing -- Elements of good style : clarity, consistency, effectiveness -- What to avoid -- British and American English -- Contracts : performance, termination and remedies -- Contracts : structure and interpretation -- Contract clauses : types and specimen clauses -- Drafting legal documents : language and structure -- Correspondence and memoranda -- Applying for a legal position -- Aspects of spoken English -- Meeting, greeting and getting down to business -- Interviewing and advising -- Dealing with difficult people : 10-point guide -- Court advocacy -- Negotiation -- Chairing a formal meeting -- Making a presentation -- Telephoning.

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