The Devil's Advocate, Paperback Book


The Devil?s Advocate, a best-selling advocacy manual in both the UK and the Commonwealth, brings a fresh approach to the Do?s and Don?ts of good advocacy.

Written with humour and style, the title explains clear techniques, taking the reader through the practical application of advocacy step-by-step. y The Devil?s Advocate has quickly become the leading handbook and practical guide to advocacy in any adversarial courtroom, in any country, to be read and carried about by any advocate. y Iain Morley QC is twenty years call in well-known London criminal chambers, prosecuting and defending in the Crown Courts, including many high-profile serious crime cases.

He has taught advocacy skills pro bono to the Inner Temple juniors, written much of the teaching materials, and taught the teachers ? including Silks and Judges. y ? Presents the leading book on advocacy, bridging the gap between reading about advocacy and how you actually do it?

Written in a no-nonsense and engaging style to bring a fresh approach to studying advocacy ?

Explains the art of persuasiveness, how to make convincing speeches, and effective cross examination ?

Describes well-established techniques and exercises used in court for constantly improving questioning and witness control ?

Offers punchy advice and insightful comments on all of the necessary skills and processes involved in advocating ?

Uses examples throughout to illustrate key points and aids knowledge retention ?

Includes a new chapter on the International Criminal Tribunals which require an additional set of advocacy skills due to the dynamics thrown up, such as the need for simultaneous translations y


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 280 pages
  • Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Courts & procedure
  • ISBN: 9780414023222



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