Criminal Litigation in Hong Kong - Third Edition

 

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Criminal Litigation in Hong Kong - Third Edition
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Print
HKD1,100.00
9789626614211
Sep 2011
Softcover, 700 pp

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HKD1,100.00
9789626616857


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HKD1,430.00
9789626616864

“The book provides a breadth of practical information … to address the whole gamut of issues that arise in the everyday practice of criminal law … an invaluable resource for both practitioners and students”

From the Foreword by The Honourable Mr Justice Lunn


THE ESSENTIAL WORK FOR ANYONE ENGAGED IN CRIMINAL PRACTICE

A practical ‘survival kit’ plus much more
  • Emphasises good professional practice and risk avoidance measures to protect the practicing solicitor from accusations of negligence or unprofessional conduct
  • Focuses on problems practitioners are likely to encounter, provides practical guidance on how to deal with these situations, and to obtain the maximum advantage for the client
  • Illustrates processes from receiving clients’ instructions to guidance through the entire litigation process
  • Contains sample documents to use, tricks of the trade, and detailed checklists
 
Written by experienced criminal litigation experts
  • Christopher Knight, senior partner at Knight & Ho, has been practicing law in Hong Kong for over 30 years
  • Anthony Upham has had international experience in practicing criminal law and now teaches on the LLB and the PCLL at the University of Hong Kong
 
Substantially new and expanded content
  • Topics such as preparation for trial and video recorded interviews have been expanded
  • New chapters on The Duty Lawyer and Legal Aid, The Solicitor as Prosecutor, and Conflicts of Interest
 
Criminal Litigation in Hong Kong – a popular text that is now in its third edition – is all about knowhow and pragmatism. It covers criminal litigation from a uniquely practical perspective: it starts with how to receive instructions from clients and takes you through the entire litigation process. A publication that is particularly useful for junior practitioners, each chapter contains sample documents to use, tricks of the trade, and detailed checklists. Importantly, as the book is guided by the principle that the first rule of practice is to protect yourself at all times, it focuses on pitfalls to avoid.
 
For the third edition, topics such as preparation for trial and video recorded interviews have been substantially expanded; and there are new chapters on The Duty Lawyer and Legal Aid, the Solicitor as Prosecutor, and Conflicts of Interest. With the criminal courts getting busier and busier and insisting on higher professional standards, this is an essential work for anyone engaged in criminal practice.

 


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