You have an important case coming up and need all the essential details at your fingertips. You need to know that the information you're reading is current, comprehensive and won't fail you and your case at that crucial moment.
The White Book 2014 includes more than 10,000 cases, with detailed commentary written by our expert author team. Volume 1 contains the core materials and is principally devoted to the Civil Procedure Rules and accompanying commentary. Volume 2 contains materials relating to special procedures, procedural guides, court guides, plus essential guidance on specific practice areas.
You're standing in front of the judge. All those weeks of painstaking research and hours spent putting together your case have come down to this. One single mistake caused by out of date material or lack of context and you could miss out on that victory you've worked so hard to accomplish.
The White Book 2014 is used by judges throughout the country, so you know if you have it with you, you'll always be on the same page. If you're using the eBook version, a more practical way to access the book when you're on the move, use our "pages match the book" function to stay in step with the print version. Our eBooks allow you to make notes, book mark pages and highlight text, so you can rely on this being to hand when it's needed.
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You need to know you are supported by proven and trust-worthy information when you speak out, so you can truly feel confident in your expression.
The White Book 2014 is written by a team of experts, who are perfectly placed to offer the most informed and detailed commentary of the rules and all the latest developments.
This year the new costs reforms are conveniently placed in Volume 1 where you need them most, alongside the pre-April 2013 Costs Rules where relevant transitionally. The Review of Civil Litigation Costs that led to the civil justice reforms was authored by our very own White Book Editor-in-Chief Lord Justice Jackson, with Senior Costs Judge P.T. Hurst, a member of our senior editorial board. Lord Justice Jackson has written a guide to the civil justice reforms in his preface to the 2014 White Book.
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