Civil Procedure: Commentary and Materials, 7th edition

Civil Procedure: Commentary and Materials is an essential resource on civil procedure for students and practitioners

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Civil Procedure: Commentary and Materials provides students and practitioners with a comprehensive analysis of the practical and theoretical issues encountered in Australian civil procedure, including alternative dispute resolution. This text combines a wealth of primary and secondary materials from all jurisdictions. The common law is clearly set out, together with extensive practical commentary. Each chapter features in-depth questions and notes together with further readings, to aid and extend understanding of the issues. It also examines and discusses each substantive and procedural step in the trial and appeal process.

Topics include jurisdiction of a court to consider a matter, alternative dispute resolution, limitation of actions, commencing proceedings and case management, service, pleading, parties and joinder, gathering evidence, trial and appeal, costs, enforcement and practical directions. Federal, state and territory procedures are covered.

This seventh edition contains completely revised and updated commentary, legislation, Rules of Court, cases and articles.

Book Review - The Bulletin | October 2019

Features

  • Covers all jurisdictions to equip students for practice Australia-wide
  • Authoritative commentary and analysis
  • Includes extensive discussion of alternative dispute resolution
  • All chapters include questions, notes and further reading
  • Aids and extends students understanding of the issues

Related Titles

Colbran et al, LexisNexis Study Guide: Civil Procedure, 2nd ed, 2019
Hemming & Penovic, Civil Procedure in Australia, 2015
Simmons, LexisNexis Case Summaries: Civil Procedure, 2016
Zillmann & Hemming, LexisNexis Questions & Answers: Civil Procedure, 2016

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Table of contents

Ch 1 Court Adjudication in the Civil Justice System


Ch 2 Case Management and the Overriding Purpose


Ch 3 Alternative Dispute Resolution


Ch 4 Jurisdiction


Ch 5 Non-compliance, Amendment and Time


Ch 6 Limitation of Actions


Ch 7 Commencing Proceedings


Ch 8 Service


Ch 9 Appearance


Ch 10 Joinder of Parties and Actions


Ch 11 Group Proceedings


Ch 12 Pleading


Ch 13 Summary Disposition


Ch 14 Discovery


Ch 15 Further Means of Obtaining Evidence


Ch 16 Affidavits


Ch 17 Interlocutory Procedures


Ch 18 Settlement


Ch 19 Trial


Ch 20 Appeal and New Trial


Ch 21 Costs


Ch 22 Enforcement