Foundations for the LPC 2006

Foundations for the LPC 2006


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

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 519 pages
  • Dimensions: 205mm x 292mm 1,268g
  • Publication date: 11 August 2005
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0199281394
  • ISBN 13: 9780199281398
  • Edition: Revised
  • Edition statement: Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: numerous line drawings and halftones

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All students are required to prove themselves competent in professional conduct and Foundations for the LPC is an essential guide for students on the Legal Practice Course which clearly explains the principles underlying legal practice. As well as offering excellent coverage of the foundations of the course, it includes topical examples and scenarios to illustrate key points; worked examples to aid understanding; and checkpoints and summaries to test comprehension of the core material. The new edition of this text offers revised coverage of Financial Services, Revenue and Probate issues. The taxation section has also been updated with exercises and examples to help students understand the difficult area of revenue law

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Table of contents

Preface; Table of cases; Table of statutes; Table of secondary legislation; PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT; 1. Professional Conduct; 2. Financial Services; EC LAW; 3. EC Law; 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; 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; 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; Index