Strong writing skills are an essential ingredient to succeeding in your law degree. Packed full of
practical tips and advice, Legal Writing Skills will help you to develop the ability to research,
write and present your law assignments with clarity and confidence.
Top tips on answering problem questions;
What law lecturers mean by 'critical analysis' and how to incorporate it into your essays;
Practical advice on developing analytical and critical writing skills, legal reasoning and
conducting legal research;
Real life examples of sample writing with commentary so you can see what makes a
strong piece of written work and how to avoid common pitfalls;
Numerous examples which show how to apply the principles in the book to your own
Steve Foster is Principal Lecturer at Coventry Law School, where he has taught legal skills for over 30 years and where he runs courses on legal writing and research. He is the author of Human Rights and Civil Liberties, also published by Pearson.