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Legal Foundations: 2007/2008 by Keir Bamford
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"Legal Foundations" (Formerly "Pervasive and Core Topics") provides a practical introduction to five subjects that are an intrinsic part of legal practice and which must be clearly understood by all practitioners: Revenue Law, EU Law, Human Rights, Professional Conduct and Probate and Administration. Worked examples throughout the text illustrate how each of these topics are applied in practice.

Table of Contents

Part I - Revenue LawValue Added TaxIncome TaxCapital Gains TaxInheritance TaxTax-Efficient InvestmentsPart II - Professional Conduct and Client CareThe Rules and Principles of Professional ConductThe Requirements of PracticeObtaining InstructionsThe RetainerCosts Information and Client CareFees and CostsRecovery of ChargesConflict of InterestsConfidentialityUndertakingsDuties Owed to Third PartiesIndemnity InsuranceComplaints and DisciplineFinancial ServicesImpact of Professional Conduct on Particular Fields of PracticePart III - EU LawSources of EU LawThe InstitutionsThe Relationship between EU Law and National LawSeeking a Remedy in National CourtsFree Movement of WorkersFreedom of Establishment and Provision of ServicesFree Movement of GoodsCompetition LawPart IV - Human RightsThe European Convention on Human RightsThe Human Rights Act 1998Part V - Probate and AdministrationSuccession to Property on DeathThe Background LawProbate Practice and ProcedureAdministration of an Estate

Author Biography

Keir Bamford; Sheila Bramley; Kevin Browne; Lesley King; Anthony Morgan; Sarah Pooley and Matthew Trigg. All of the authors currently teach on the Legal Practice Course at The College of Law.
Release date NZ
August 31st, 2007
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Revised edition
College of Law Publishing
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