Written Skills for Lawyers is a thorough, up-to-date and practical explanation of how written skills should be performed for the SQE2 examinations. The key skills covered in this manual are legal writing, legal drafting, legal research and case matter analysis. It covers all aspects of the skills you need to know, breaking them down in manageable parts, and giving you the tools you need for the SQE2.
About the authors: Katherine Blow is a visiting lecturer and has taught on the BPTC and LPC at the University of Law since 2016. She was a partner in a law firm specialising in professional indemnity litigation. Jacqui Kempton practiced as a solicitor in London and Kent and is an Associate Professor at the University of Law.
This book is part of a series of study manuals that have been specially designed to cover the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) syllabus for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination in a concise and tightly focused manner.
Published and updated regularly, these user-friendly study manuals are designed to help you successfully prepare for the SQE exams.
They provide solid knowledge and understanding of fundamental legal skills, while bringing the law and practice to life with example scenarios based on realistic client problems.
For students at The University of Law, the study manuals are used alongside other learning resources to prepare students not only for the SQE2 exams, but also for a future life in professional legal practice.
The legal principles and rules contained within this study manual are stated as at 1 August 2021.