Bullen & Leake & Jacob’s Precedents of Pleadings
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General Editor: The Honourable Mr Justice William Blair; Lord Dan Brennan, QC; The Right Honourable Professor Sir Robin Jacob and The Honourable Mr Justice Brian Langstaff
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Bullen & Leake & Jacob’s Precedents of Pleadings is widely regarded as the essential guide to drafting statements of case. It offers authoritative, structured precedents of statement of case complete with guiding commentary across both mainstream and specialist areas of practice.The new 17th edition:

  • Covers all branches of litigation from common areas such as personal injury and employment to the more specialist ones such as sport and aviation
  • Includes a range of templates which can easily be modified to assist you with the case on which you are working
  • Contains example claims and defences to help ensure you are aware of the correct procedures
  • Sets out each section in standard order, with commentary followed by the precedents split by claims and defences
  • Refers to case law and cites relevant legislation
  • Compiled by a team of over 60 leading barristers
  • Two new chapters covering competition and construction law
  • A completely revised chapter on Harassment – further to the coming into force of the Equality Act 2010 – and Immigration, and substantial changes to Clinical Negligence, Product Liability, Constructive Trust and Tracing and Judicial Review
  • New or amended forms and precedents, particularly in:
  • Assault, False Imprisonment and Malicious Prosecution
  • Carriage by Air
  • Employment Tribunal
  • Conspiracy
  • Bribery
  • Personal Injury
  • Multi-Party Actions
  • Restitution
  • Property