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In this eye-opening account of the advocate's role, David Pannick considers the principles, practice, and morality of a profession that is often maligned and frequently misunderstood. He assesses the problems caused by clients, judges, and other lawyers, and suggests desirable reforms of the law and the legal system. With the help of many entertaining anecdotes from around the world, he offers a unique insight into what the advocate should and should not do on behalf of a client. This book is intended for all those interested in the practice of the law at whatever level; students of law; lovers of courtroom drama, real life and more

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  • Paperback | 317 pages
  • 129.54 x 193.04 x 22.86mm | 226.8g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0192852892
  • 9780192852892

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"[A] readable book on a serious subject....If all those who argue today about the bar and barristers were compelled first to read Pannick, we would have more light, less heat, and a better class of argument."--The Age (Melbourne)show more

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Clients; judges and opponents; duties and powers; morality; reform; success and more

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