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  • The Liar

    It takes one to catch one.

    series Eddie Flynn Series
    ***WINNER OF THE CWA GOLD DAGGER AWARD 2018***A MISSING GIRL. A DESPERATE FATHER.A CASE WHICH WILL TEAR THEM APART.'Plotting that takes the breath away' Ian Rankin'A fantastic thriller writer' Mark Billingham* * * * *WHO IS DEADLIER ...Leonard Howell's worst nightmare has come true: his daughter Caroline has been kidna... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • A Life of Crime: The Memoirs of a High Court Judge

    by Harry Ognall ...
    A frank and witty memoir of life at the Bar and on the Bench, from former High Court Judge The Hon. Sir Harry Ognall.For many years, Harry Ognall enjoyed a formidable reputation as an advocate at the criminal Bar. As counsel, and later as judge, he was involved in numerous high-profile trials, both in Britain and abroad.Among many cases as a QC, he prosecuted Peter Sutcliffe, the so-called ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Equality and Discrimination Law in Australia: An Introduction

    Equality and Discrimination Law in Australia: An Introduction explores four decades of anti-discrimination laws in Australia. Beth Gaze and Belinda Smith argue that effective laws protecting against and deterring discrimination are vital for a fair future, and emphasise the theoretical and social contexts that underpin this area of the law. The text is divided into three sections: the first ... Read more

    $81.99 AUD

  • The Plea

    His client is innocent. His wife is guilty.

    series Eddie Flynn Series
    Your client is innocent. Your wife is guilty.Who would you fight for?*'Quite simply, THE PLEA is one of the most purely entertaining books you'll read this year' John Connolly'A gripping thriller' Ian Rankin*When David Child, a major client of a corrupt New York law firm, is arrested for murder, the FBI ask con artist-turned-lawyer Eddie Flynn... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Holdout

    The tense, gripping Richard and Judy Book Club pick for 2021

    by Graham Moore ...
    'The most gripping and satisfying thriller I've read in more than a decade' Sophie Hannah*'One of the best legal thrillers ... as elegant and gripping as Scott Turow's Presumed Innocent' Daily Mail'Quite the tour de force! Twelve Angry Men meets Chinatown and creates something of its own' Sarah Pinborough'This is a tense, emotionally charged, scary-good, stand-out read' Caroline Kepnes... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • In Your Defence

    True Stories of Life and Law

    'As thrilling as a detective novel.' The Times'Powerful, moving and often captivating.' Financial Times'A compelling read for anyone who cares about fairness, justice and humanity.' ObserverThe Sunday Times bestseller___Sarah Langford is a barrister. Her job is to stand in court representing the mad and the bad, the vulnerable, the heartbroken and the hopeful. She must become their voi... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Art of Lawyering

    Essential Knowledge for Becoming a Great Attorney

    by Paul Lisnek ...
    Every year, tens of thousands of people graduate from law school, pass the bar exam, and undertake the practice of law. But only a select few truly develop the art of lawyering-the insight, the gut, the feel, the voice, the gesture, the talent required to excel as a lawyer and stand out from the rest of the crowd.This book is written especially for the new lawyer who wants to excel in his or her ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • The End of Lawyers?: Rethinking the nature of legal services

    Rethinking the nature of legal services

    This widely acclaimed legal bestseller has provoked a tidal wave of debate within the legal profession, being hailed as an inspiration by some and as heresy by others. Susskind lays down a challenge to all lawyers, and indeed all those in a professional service environment. He urges them to ask themselves, with their hands on their hearts, what elements of their current workload could be ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

  • Ivy Briefs

    True Tales of a Neurotic Law Student

    by Martha Kimes ...
    From first-day nerves to first-year grades, from bizarre job interviews to bar exam insanity, Ivy Briefs pulls back the curtain on the marbled halls of law school, revealing the absurdity often bubbling beneath the surface.Meet Martha Kimes: a naïve small-town girl with strong neurotic tendencies who has (due to an inexplicable stroke of luck) been admitted to Columbia Law School. She's a ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Inside Lawyers' Ethics

    The third edition of Inside Lawyers' Ethics offers an engaging and practical examination of the moral and ethical dilemmas that legal professionals may encounter in a rapidly changing professional environment. The text provides comprehensive coverage and analysis of general philosophical approaches to morality as well as the legal frameworks which govern ethical decision-making and practice. This ... Read more

    $68.99 AUD

  • Modern Legal Drafting

    A Guide to Using Clearer Language

    by Peter Butt ...
    Modern Legal Drafting provides a comprehensive, authoritative guide to drafting legal documents in effective, plain English. Peter Butt, a leading expert in the field, has fully revised and updated the text for this new edition. It combines a practical focus with the legal principles that underpin the use of plain language in law. This dual practical and academic approach distinguishes it from ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

  • In Black and White

    A Young Barrister's Story of Race and Class in a Broken Justice System

    **NOW WITH NEW AFTERWORD AND READING GROUP QUESTIONS**'An absolute triumph; a compelling and courageous memoir forcing the legal profession to confront uncomfortable truths about race and class. Alexandra Wilson is a bold and vital voice. This is a book that urgently needs to be read by everyone inside, and outside, the justice system.' THE SECRET BARRISTER'A riveting book in the best tradition of ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • Under the Wig

    A Lawyer's Stories of Murder, Guilt and Innocence

    by William Clegg ...
    'This is a gripping memoir from one of our country's greatest jury advocates, offering a fascinating, no-holds-barred tour behind the scenes of some of the most famous criminal cases of modern times' The Secret Barrister'Gripping' - The Times'Mixes the excitement of the courtroom and some practical tips on the advocacy with the more mundane life of the working lawyer' - Sunday Times'Between such ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Unhappy Lawyer

    A Roadmap to Finding Meaningful Work Outside of the Law

    by Monica Parker ...
    "Parker has done an outstanding job of demystifying how any lawyer can make the transition into a new career that offers more potential for success and more importantly, personal satisfaction."- Don E. Hutcheson, Author, Don't Waste Your Talent: The 8 Critical Steps to Discovering What You Do BestThe Unhappy Lawyer will help you uncover exciting alternative careers with a unique step-by-step ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • New Lawyer's Handbook

    101 Things They Don't Teach You in Law School

    101 Success Strategies They Didn't Teach You in Law School - get expert advice on becoming a better lawyer.Law school prepares you to think like a lawyer, write like a lawyer, and research like a lawyer-but once you're in the door of a law firm, there's a whole new set of skills you need. The New Lawyer's Handbook guides you through the 101 essential things you need to know in order to excel.From ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Life After Life

    A Guildford Four Memoir

    Paddy Armstrong was one of four people falsely convicted of The Guildford Bombing in 1975. He spent fifteen years in prison for a crime he did not commit.Today, as a husband and father, life is wonderfully ordinary, but the memory of his ordeal lives on. Here, for the first time and with unflinching candour, he lays bare the experiences of those years and their aftermath.Life after Life is a ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Law: A Very Short Introduction

    by Raymond Wacks ...
    series Very Short Introductions
    Law is at the heart of every society, protecting rights, imposing duties, and establishing a framework for the conduct of almost all social, political, and economic activity. Despite this, the law often seems a highly technical, perplexing mystery, with its antiquated and often impenetrable jargon, obsolete procedures, and endless stream of complex statutes and legislation. In this Very Short ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Point Made

    How to Write Like the Nation's Top Advocates

    by Ross Guberman ...
    With Point Made, legal writing expert, Ross Guberman, throws a life preserver to attorneys, who are under more pressure than ever to produce compelling prose. What is the strongest opening for a motion or brief? How to draft winning headings? How to tell a persuasive story when the record is dry and dense? The answers are "more science than art," says Guberman, who has analyzed stellar arguments ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

  • Legal Writing Skills

    A guide to writing essays and answering problem questions

    by Steve Foster ...
    Steve Foster is Principal Lecturer at Coventry Law School, where he has taught legal skills for over 40 years and where he runs courses on legal writing and research. ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Jacket

    The Trials of a New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney

    This engaging, irreverent, and most unusual memoir by Trenton attorney John Hartmann puts a human face on dysfunctional Jersey justice. Hartmann's self-deprecating wit and keen eye for all things absurd and ironic reveal him as an equal-opportunity ridiculerfrom supercilious lawyers and judges to cocky cops, clueless clients, pretentious politicians, and a raft of hapless dealers, deadbeats, ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • So You Want to be a Lawyer

    The Ultimate Guide to Getting into and Succeeding in Law School

    Completely revised and updated, So You Want to Be a Lawyer takes you through the process of becoming a lawyer, examining each phase in a helpful and easy-to-understand narrative. Find out what practicing law is like before you step into your first law school class. Practice solving legal problems as law students would in law school and lawyers might in an actual courtroom. Find out how to get into ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Tales of the Courtroom and other odd tales.

    by C. Davies ...
    series A Young Lawyer dealing with Unusual Clients.
    A few short court cases involving a newly qualified Solicitor to break his teeth on. The kind of cases that never hit the headlines, but happen frequently in the lower courts. They may seem a little far fetched but they are true, unfortunately! ... Read more

    $2.49 AUD

  • Stress Reduction for Lawyers, Law Students, and Legal Professionals: Learning to Relax

    A practical guide for a more relaxed and enjoyable legal career—authored by a retired lawyer and senior meditation teacher“This is the best book written about the value of mindfulness and meditation for lawyers, as well as others in high-stakes occupations.” —Rick Hanson, Ph.D., author of Resilient and Buddha’s BrainClient, firm, and court demands can feel unending. Truly relaxing seems impossible ... Read more

    $13.61 AUD

  • Advocacy

    by David Ross ...
    Advocacy, first published in 2007, explains how to win cases in court. Focusing on the techniques and methods of successful advocates, David Ross QC shows how to prepare a case for court. Writing in simple, clear language he gives the benefit of his many years of local and international experience. This second edition features new advice about how to prepare for, and run, an appeal, as well as how ... Read more

    $38.99 AUD