Foundations for the LPC 2007-2008

Foundations for the LPC 2007-2008


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

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 538 pages
  • Dimensions: 202mm x 290mm x 32mm | 1,338g
  • Publication date: 13 December 2007
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0199212155
  • ISBN 13: 9780199212156
  • Edition: Revised
  • Edition statement: Revised edition

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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. 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.

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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: Answers to self-test questions; Appendix 2: Investments; Appendix 3: Solicitors' Financial Services (Scope) Rules 2001; Appendix 4: Solicitors' Financial Services (Conduct of Business) Rules 2001