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Letters to a Law Student

Letters to a Law Student

A guide to studying law at university
4th Edition

Nicholas McBride

Oct 2017, Paperback, 392 pages
ISBN13: 9781292149240
ISBN10: 1292149248
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What does it take to succeed as a law student? This book will show you how.

Voted one of the top 6 books that all future law students should read by The Guardian’s studying law website*, Letters to a Law Student is packed full of practical advice and helpful answers to the most common questions about studying law at University across every stage of taking, or thinking about taking, a law degree.


· Whether reading law at University is the right thing for you;

· What law students do;

· How to get the best marks in exams;

· Tips on coping with the challenges of studying law;

· What you can do with a law degree;

· The way in which qualifying as a solicitor is set to change in the future,

… and much more.

Nicholas J. McBride is a Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge.


· Covers all of the key skills and attributes needed for successful study throughout the entirety of a law degree programme;

· Adopts a unique ‘letter’ approach to answer common questions a law student may have about their study;

· Contains a wealth of practical tips, examples and exercises throughout to help students get the very most out of their studies;

· Includes ‘Top 10’ lists to support students across a range of law related topics.

Nicholas J. McBride is a Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge; he was formerly a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. He is (with Roderick Bagshaw) the author of Tort Law, now in its fifth edition.