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  • The Liar

    It takes one to catch one.

    by Steve Cavanagh

    series Eddie Flynn
    ***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

  • The Plea

    His client is innocent. His wife is guilty.

    by Steve Cavanagh

    series Eddie Flynn
    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

    by Sarah Langford

    '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

  • Equality and Discrimination Law in Australia: An Introduction

    by Beth Gaze and 1 more

    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

    $80.40 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

    $20.89 AUD

  • Sociolinguistics and the Legal Process

    by Dr. Diana Eades

    series MM Textbooks
    Sociolinguistics and the Legal Process is an introduction to language, law and society for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students. Its central focus is the exploration of what sociolinguistic research can tell us about how language works and doesn’t work in the legal process. Written for readers who may not have prior knowledge of sociolinguistics or the law, the book has an accessible ... Read more

    $34.64 AUD

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

    Rethinking the nature of legal services

    by Richard Susskind OBE

    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

    $30.46 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

  • 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

    $41.13 AUD

  • Effective Negotiation

    From Research to Results

    by Ray Fells

    Effective Negotiation provides a distinctive approach to the task of reaching an agreement through negotiation. Drawing on his extensive teaching and research experience, Ray Fells describes the key elements of any negotiation - including reciprocity, trust, power and ethics - and explains the core tasks involved in reaching an agreement: information exchange, solution seeking and concession ... Read more

    $62.69 AUD

  • Inside Lawyers' Ethics

    by Christine Parker and 1 more

    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

    $68.30 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

    $18.47 AUD

  • 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

    $11.65 AUD

  • Life After Life

    A Guildford Four Memoir

    by Paddy Armstrong and 1 more

    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

    $11.21 AUD

  • New Lawyer's Handbook

    101 Things They Don't Teach You in Law School

    by Karen Thalacker

    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

    $27.05 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

    $37.39 AUD

  • What Your Lawyer May Not Want You to Know

    by Billy F. Brown

    Who is your lawyer, and what does he or she really do? Thats a question thats not easy to answerunless you go the source. And unfortunately, most lawyers wont give you a straight answer.In What Your Lawyer May Not Want You to Know, Billy F. Brown unveils the mystery of how lawyers work and how they communicate. In simple language, he helps you understand what happens in a law practice, and he ... Read more

    $5.93 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

    $38.38 AUD

  • A Lawyer's Life

    by Johnnie Cochran and 1 more

    The most famous lawyer in America talks about the law, his life, and how he has won.Johnnie Cochran has been a lawyer for almost forty years. In that time, he has taken on dozens of groundbreaking cases and emerged as a pivotal figure in race relations in America. Cochran gained international recognition as one of America's best - and most controversial lawyers - for leading 'the Dream Team' ... Read more

    $12.53 AUD

  • Jacket

    The Trials of a New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney

    by John W. Hartmann

    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

    $15.34 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

  • No Lawyers in Heaven

    A Life Defending Serious Crime

    by Henry Milner

    For over forty years, criminal defence solicitor Henry Milner has been the go-to lawyer for some of Britain’s most notorious and high-profile criminals – from Kenneth Noye and the Brink’s-Mat robbers to gangster Freddie Foreman, John ‘Goldfinger’ Palmer and the gang who carried out the Millennium Dome raid. These and many others who reached serious misunderstandings with the law knew that once ... Read more

    $20.56 AUD