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** PLEASE DESCRIBE THIS IMAGE **A GUIDE TO THE ENGLISH LEGAL SYSTEM

THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO ALL ASPECTS OF THE ENGLISH LEGAL SYSTEM

This book, in the Emerald Home Lawyer Series, Guide to the English Legal System is an ideal introductory book for the person who needs an insight into how the English Legal System functions at all levels.
The book examines the workings of the English Legal system, looking at the main institutions, the role of Parliament and the law, and also the role of the European Union and its role in the English Legal System.

Click to show contents pageThe book covers the following areas in detail:

o What is law
o The role of law
o The role of Parliament
o The role of the EU
o Institutions of law o Personnel
o Access to justice


The Author: Anthony Chadwick is a lecturer in law, specializing in the English legal system. He is currently undertaking research on the European Court of Human Rights.

Revised Edition: Oct 2015.

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** PLEASE DESCRIBE THIS IMAGE **A GUIDE TO CRIMINAL LAW

A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO ALL ASPECTS OF CRIMINAL LAW IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

Click to show contents pageThis latest publication in the Emerald Home Lawyer Series, Guide to Criminal Law is a concise guide to the law as it covers crime and the criminal judicial system. A Guide to Criminal Law is a comprehensive guide to the legal system and the area of criminal law as it affects people in a day-to-day capacity. The book is clear and concise and covers all the relevant areas of the criminal justice system and is designed for those people who either wish to understand more about the legal system or wish to know more about a specific area of law.

The book covers the following areas:

  • Introduction to criminal law
  • Actus reus
  • Mens rea
  • Strict liability
  • Participation defences
  • Homicide
  • Non-fatal offences
  • Sexual Offences
  • Theft and deception
  • Criminal damage
  • Public order offences
The Author: Peter Robinson is a journalist specializing in the area of Criminal law. He has lectured extensively on the subject and has written this book in the hope that it will benefit the layperson and professional. Revised Edition May 2013
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** PLEASE DESCRIBE THIS IMAGE **THE LAW OF CONTRACT

A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO ALL ASPECTS OF CONTRACT LAW

Another relevant publication in the Emerald Home Lawyer Series, The Law of Contract,, substantially revises and updates the previous edition in the light of ongoing changes in the law and also practice. The book will enable the reader to understand this complex area and will also
assist the student or professional.

Click to show contents pageThe book is comprehensive and covers the following areas:
o Contracts and the Law generally
o The impact of European Law
o The formation of a contract
o The contract as an agreement
o Privity of contract
o Implied terms in contracts
o Misrepresentation
o Remedies for breach of contract


The author: Peter Mason is an advisor specialising in all matters relating to contracts and the law. His particular speciality is small business and contracts and he has extensive experience in this field. In addition to writing, he lectures extensively and contributes articles to local and national press. Married with three children he lives in Sussex.

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** PLEASE DESCRIBE THIS IMAGE **GUIDE TO THE CIVIL PARTNERSHIP ACT 2004

A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO ALL ASPECTS OF THE NEW LAW DEALING WITH SAME SEX CIVIL UNIONS

This Revised Edition in the Emerald Home Lawyer Series, Guide to the Civil Partnerships and Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 is a concise guide to the rights of individuals in relation to the new law covering same sex unions.

Click to show contents pageThe book will enable anyone who is considering embarking upon a civil partnership to fully understand the ramifications of such a union and to also understand the law covering wider aspects of partnerships, such as employment, property ownership, adoption and also dissolution of such partnerships..

It is ideal for anyone who wishes to understand the processes involved, and also for those who want a clear and practical guide.

 

The book is extremely comprehensive and covers the following areas in detail:

o Outline of the Act * Civil partnerships
o the union * Legal rights under Civil partnerships * Tax-inheritance-employment-adoption and other
o Dissolution of a civil partnership
o Wills and probate * The role of the courts


Revised Edition - Mar 2014

The author: Steve Richards is a journalist specializing in the areas of marriage and divorce. He was instrumental in setting up specialist advice agencies throughout the UK dealing with solely marriage and divorce related advice. He has written this book in the hope that it will benefit the layperson and professional.

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** PLEASE DESCRIBE THIS IMAGE **A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO OBTAINING PROBATE

A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO OBTAINING PROBATE -

A Practical Guide to Obtaining Probate, is a concise and informative guide to the processes that underpin the practice of the administration of estates.

Click to show contents pageThe book is designed for those people who are involved in obtaining probate and acting as executor who wish to understand more about this complex area.

The book covers the following key areas:
o The duties of the executor
o Valuing the estate
o Obtaining probate
o Distributing the estate
o Paying all debts and carrying out the terms of the will
o A Guide to inheritance tax and tax planning

Revised Edition: 2015


The author: Peter Wade is a qualified solicitor specializing in conveyancing, probate and family law. He also teaches these subjects for the Workers Educational Association and other educational institutions. He has brought his considerable experience to bear in this comprehensive guide.

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** PLEASE DESCRIBE THIS IMAGE **A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO RESIDENTIAL CONVEYANCING

A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO CONVEYANCING REGISTERED LAND

A Practical Guide to
Residential Conveyancing, is a concise and informative guide to the processes that underpin the practice of conveyancing a home.

The book is designed for those people who are involved in Do-It-Yourself Conveyancing or who wish to understand more about the processes in order to gain more control when buying or selling a residential property.

Click to show contents pageThe book covers the following key areas:
o Conveyancing of registered land
o Acting for the seller
o Law society's formulae for exchanging of contracts
o Acting for the purchaser in freehold and leasehold matters
o Acting for the seller
o Preparing for completion
o Completing transaction
o After completion

Revised Edition - Nov 2015

The author: Peter Wade is a qualified solicitor specializing in conveyancing, probate and family law. He also teaches these subjects for the Workers Educational Association and other educational institutions. He has brought his considerable experience to bear in this comprehensive guide. Practical Guide to Obtaining Probate, is a concise and informative guide to the processes that underpin the practice of the administration of estates.

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** PLEASE DESCRIBE THIS IMAGE **GUIDE TO EUROPEAN UNION LAW AND INSTITUTIONS

A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO EUROPEAN LAW-INCLUDING THE LISBON TREATY

A Guide to European Union Law and Institutions, Second Edition, by Richard Wallis, is a wide-ranging introductory book covering the operations of the European Union and the legal framework that binds the EU and connects the Union to individual member states. The emphasis is on the effect and administration of the European Union and its overall effect on each member country. In the light of current events, the Lisbon Treaty, and the effects of the treaty, is also covered.

Click to show contentsThe following areas are detailed:

� Introduction to the development of the EU
� The Lisbon Treaty
� Community legislation and policy making
� Nature and effect of EU law
� Application of the law
� Relationship between EU and national law
� Enforcement
� Free movement of goods/capital/labor within EU states
� Competition Law
� Intellectual property

About the author: Richard Wallis worked for many years as a journalist covering the European Union. Now retired he teaches law part time and produces articles for different legal bodies and also teaches at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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