With over half a million copies sold, this bestselling dictionary is popular, authoritative, and accessible, and includes more than 4,800 jargon-free entries. This new edition has been fully updated to incorporate recent case law and the latest legislation. It is an essential resource for professionals, students, and anyone else needing succinct clarification of legal terms.
• 120 new entries from Brexit and Article 50 to Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 and zero-hours contract
• Defines all the major legal terms, concepts, processes, and the organization of the English legal system
• Contains a helpful Writing and Citation Guide for those drafting legal papers and reports
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