This book offers a straightforward, practical guide to effective legal usage from a world-leading expert.
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Peter Butt is Emeritus Professor of Law, University of Sydney. He was the founding director of the Centre for Plain Legal Language at the University of Sydney, and has lectured extensively on legal writing in the UK and many other countries.
This is an excellent book, a valuable resource and one that will be
helpful to students in grasping how to write clearly, precisely yet
effectively in the legal context. -- Chris Bevan * Durhan
This is a comprehensive and thoughtful text that provides far more than a mere dictionary would do. It covers not just terminology, but concepts, ideas and institutions, providing a one-stop shop for students. -- Pamela Henderson * Nottingham Trent University *
This is an excellent book with so much for the young and experienced lawyer alike. It will be strongly recommended to all our students at the start of their course. -- Stephen Dnes * New College Of The Humanities *
This is a very comprehensive writing guide, which I plan to recommend as a reference point to all my students. -- Ewa Zelazna * University of Leicester *