Foundations for the LPC 2006-2007

Foundations for the LPC 2006-2007

Paperback Legal Practice Course Guide

By (author) George Miles, By (author) Imogen Clout, By (author) Clare Firth, By (author) Pauline Laidlaw, By (author) Rachel Cutts, By (author) Zoe Ollerenshaw, By (author) Paulene Denyer, By (author) Elizabeth Smart

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 528 pages
  • Dimensions: 206mm x 292mm x 27mm | 1,317g
  • Publication date: 3 November 2006
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0199289611
  • ISBN 13: 9780199289615
  • Edition: Revised
  • Edition statement: Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 1,521,091

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Foundations for the LPC offers an excellent base for students who need to understand the key principles of the core and pervasive topics on the Legal Practice Course. As well as offering complete coverage of foundation topics, it illustrates the importance of the professional conduct that underlies work in legal practice by including extracts from the Law Society's new draft Code of Conduct. The text includes worked examples and scenarios throughout to illustrate key points and aid understanding, and checkpoints and summaries to test comprehension of the core material. The 2006-2007 edition features additional diagrams and flowcharts on EC law. This Guide is essential reading for all students and a useful reference source for practitioners. Online Resource Centre A test bank of multiple choice questions closely tied to the material included in the book offers lecturers an excellent tool for testing their students' knowledge of the topics covered. Additionally, freely accessible updates on the way in which the inheritance tax regime is affected by amendments to the Finance Bill will be posted on the web site in order to keep students abreast of the latest changes.

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Table of contents

1: PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT; 1. Professional Conduct; 2. Financial Services; 2: EC LAW; 3. EC Law; 3: REVENUE LAW; 4. An introduction to revenue law; 5. Income tax; 6. Capital gains tax; 7. Inheritance tax; 8. Corporation tax; 9. Value added tax; 10. Introduction to the taxation of sole proprietors and partnerships; 11. Introduction to the taxation of trusts and settlements; 4: PROBATE AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES; 12. Introduction to probate and administration of estates; 13. Entitlement to the estate; 14. Application for a grant of representation; 15. Post-grant practice; 5: HUMAN RIGHTS; 16. Human Rights; Appendix 1: Investments; Appendix 2: Solicitors' Financial Services (Scope) Rules 2001 and Guidance on the Basic Conditions; Appendix 3: Solicitors' Financial Services (Conduct of Business) Rules 2001 and Guidance on the Conduct of Business Rules