Lewis & Kyrou’s Handy Hints on Legal Practice is indispensable for young legal practitioners, expertly bridging the gap between legal training and experience. This second South African edition highlights good practice in terms of the relationships with clients, other practitioners, the courts and the community as well as Practice Management.
Much has happened since the publication of the first South African Edition of Handy Hints on Legal Practice. The globalisation of the legal profession has embraced South Africa and many law firms have partners all over the world. The number of legal practitioners in this country has almost doubled since 1996 and many of them are practising as single HANDY HINTS ON LEGAL PRACTICE, practitioners from small offices in the suburbs or from their homes without the support of senior mentors.
It is towards these practitioners that this second South African edition of Handy Hints on Legal Practice is particularly directed. It contains a wealth of useful guidelines and practical tips specifically with regard to professional conduct and the management of their practices from which they will hopefully reap many rewards.
The practising lawyer needs to know what to do and how to do it. He or she must know and uphold the ethical standards which ensure impartial, fair and efficient operation of the law, equality before the law and respect among its practitioners. This is a book which tells us how the legal system works and how lawyers put the rules of law to work in our communities.