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Lang Matl
Author Haigh, Rupert.

Title Legal English / Rupert Haigh.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 2012.

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Location Call No. Status
 main  340.942-HA LE    DUE 02-16-24
Edition 3rd ed.
Description ix, 302 p. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Grammar for legal writing -- Punctuation for legal writing -- Sentence structure -- Legal writing standards : dates, numbers, citations and headings -- Terminology and linguistic pecularities -- Elements of good style : clarity, consistency, effectiveness -- What to avoid -- British and American English -- Contracts : structure and interpretation -- Contract clauses : types and specimen clauses -- Drafting legal documents : language and structure -- Correspondence and memoranda -- Aspects of spoken English -- Meeting, greeting and getting down to business -- Interviewing and advising -- Dealing with difficult people : ten-point guide -- Court advocacy -- Negotiation -- Chairing a formal meeting -- Making a presentation -- Telephoning.
Subject Legal composition.
Law -- Terminology.
Law -- Language.
English language -- Usage.
English language -- Business English.
ISBN 9780415506694 (hbk)
9780415694353 (pbk)
9780203126776 (ebk)