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The Devil's Advocate, a best-selling advocacy manual in both the UK and the Commonwealth, brings a fresh approach to the Do's and Don'ts of good advocacy. Written with humour and style, the title explains clear techniques, taking the reader through the practical application of advocacy step-by-step. The Devil's Advocate has quickly become the leading handbook and practical guide to advocacy in any adversarial courtroom, in any country, to be read and carried about by any advocate.
Iain Morley QC is twenty years call in well-known London criminal chambers, prosecuting and defending in the Crown Courts, including many high-profile serious crime cases. He has taught advocacy skills pro bono to the Inner Temple juniors, written much of the teaching materials, and taught the teachers - including Silks and Judges. * Presents the leading book on advocacy, bridging the gap between reading about advocacy and how you actually do it* Written in a no-nonsense and engaging style to bring a fresh approach to studying advocacy * Explains the art of persuasiveness, how to make convincing speeches, and effective cross examination * Describes well-established techniques and exercises used in court for constantly improving questioning and witness control * Offers punchy advice and insightful comments on all of the necessary skills and processes involved in advocating * Uses examples throughout to illustrate key points and aids knowledge retention * Includes a new chapter on the International Criminal Tribunals which require an additional set of advocacy skills due to the dynamics thrown up, such as the need for simultaneous translations