Lawyer and litigant in England.

by Sir Robert Edgar Megarry

Publisher: Publishedunder the auspices of the Hamlyn Trust by Stevens in London

Written in English
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"Under the title "Lawyer and Litigant in England" the task I have set myself if to examine how good English lawyers are at their jobs, seen from the point of view of their clients; and with this goes a critical appreciation of the system within they work.".

survey I shall pay special attention to the litigant in civil proceedings, and in particular the defeated litigant. The successful litigant may have his grumbles. He may complain of the time that it has taken him to obtain justice, and he may be bitter about the amount of the costs which he has had to pay without being able to recover them from the loser.

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