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Modern Legal Drafting by Peter Butt

Title Modern Legal Drafting
Author Peter Butt
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Release 2013-03-28
Category Law
Total Pages 329
ISBN 1107607671
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This edition includes expanded material on the techniques for achieving a style that is both clear and legally sound. It also includes new material on the challenges and merits of drafting in plain language, and provides many before-and-after examples tohelp both practising lawyers and students develop key drafting skills. It takes a genuinely international approach, dealing with the principles for clear, effective legal drafting in all countries where English is the language of law. In doing so, it draws on case law and statutes from countries as diverse as England, Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Canada, Ireland, India, Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong.

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