Bar manual: Opinion Writing and Case PreparationFifth Edition

  • A highly practical guide to all aspects of case preparation, demonstrating the skills required to build a winning case
  • A dedicated section on legal research guides the reader through the plethora of print and electronic sources available
  • Worked examples, exercises, and realistic sets of papers for both civil and criminal cases demonstrate skills in a real-world context
  • Illustrates the essential stages of opinion writing, from analysis of the case and determining appropriate advice to writing the opinion, and provides a number of sample opinions written by practising barristers
  • An online resource centre accompanies the manual and contains valuable resources including additional chapters and advice on improving writing skills

New to this Edition:

  • Fully updated to reflect recent developments in practice and the law