Bar Manuals - Conference Skills 20th Edition


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  • Covering all aspects of the client interview, Conference Skills is designed to help trainee barristers develop the key written, interpersonal, and case-work skills required to conduct successful client conferences. Special attention is devoted to skills of questioning, listening, and advising, to ensure the trainee barrister is well equipped to maximize a client conference in terms of gathering information and giving advice.

    Featuring numerous how-to-do-it guides, worked examples, and realistic case documentation, the manual offers practical step-by-step guidance so that the trainee barrister can approach any client conference with confidence.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1:Introduction and overview
2:General principles
3:The client
4:Meeting the client - conducting the conference
5:Case preparation
6:Questioning techniques
7:Advice
8:Concluding the conference
9:Specific ethical problems
10:Specific client needs
11:Cross-cultural communication
12:How to judge an effective conference
13:Practitioners' perspective
14:Sample exercise

AUTHOR INFORMATION

The City Law School

 

 

This manual is edited by Marcus Soanes, Barrister, Principal Lecturer, The City Law School

 

 

 

Contributors:

Authors
Rosemary Samwell-Smith, Barrister, former Principal Lecturer, The City Law School
Marcus Soanes, Barrister, Principal Lecturer, The City Law School

Contributors
Susan Blake, Barrister, Professor of Law, The City Law School
Lord Justice Brooke CMG, Lord Justice of Appeal
Ann Halpern, Barrister, former Reader, ICSL
Susannah Leahy, Barrister, former Senior Lecturer, ICSL
Debbie Lithman, Barrister, former Principal Lecturer, ICSL
Bartholomew O'Toole, Barrister, Middle Temple
Margot Taylor, Solicitor, former Principal Lecturer, The City Law School
Carl Teper, Barrister, Middle Temple

Editor
Marcus Soanes, Barrister, Principal Lecturer, The City Law School

Series Editor
Julie Browne, Associate Professor of Law, The City Law School

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