Foundations for the LPC 2009-2010

Foundations for the LPC 2009-2010

Paperback Blackstone Legal Practice Course Guide

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

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 520 pages
  • Dimensions: 206mm x 292mm x 30mm | 1,202g
  • Publication date: 16 November 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0199571627
  • ISBN 13: 9780199571628
  • Edition: 13, Revised
  • Edition statement: Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 1,608,019

Product description

Foundations for the LPC offers an excellent base for students who need to understand the key principles underlying the Legal Practice Course. As well as offering coverage of topics such as EU Law, human rights, and tax, the book illustrates the importance of professional conduct by including extracts from the Solicitors' Regulation Authority's 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. Diagrams included in the text are available for lecturers to download from the web site for use in lectures or other teaching materials. Updates are also available online ensuring students are kept abreast of key developments in the law.

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Author information

George Miles, Solicitor, sometime Associate Dean, Head of Professional Legal Studies, Faculty of Law, University of the West of England, Bristol Clare Firth, Solicitor, Senior Lecturer in Legal Practice at the University of Sheffield Imogen Clout, Solicitor and family mediator, formerly Lecturer in Legal Practice at the University of Sheffield Rachel Cutts, Solicitor, former Lecturer in Legal Practice at the University of Sheffield Zoe Ollerenshaw, Solicitor, Lecturer in Legal Practice at the University of Sheffield Paulene Denyer, Solicitor, Senior Lecturer at the University of the West of England, Bristol Elizabeth Smart, Solicitor, Senior Academic, Full-time LPC Programme Leader at BPP Law School, Leeds Pauline Laidlaw, Solicitor, Deputy Director of Legal Practice at the University of Sheffield

Table of contents

1: PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT; 1. Professional conduct; 2. Financial services; 2: EU LAW; 3. EU 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