You are a barrister in the UK instructing a young European lawyer.
A. Make a list of things to do and features he should pay attention to preparing for appellate proceeding. There are also some expressions to help you to describe chronologically the possible procedure:
First of all, …; then usually … and … . After that, … and …; then it’s necessary that … and finally … . However, … .
B. What are the procedures for appealing on civil matters in Ukraine? What sort of problems may a foreign lawyer experience in your legal system?
You are an appellate lawyer who is in doubt as to a real prospect of success of the appeal. Make up a micro dialogue of a lawyer and a client.
Think of a situation which might be possible in real life and explain your client the merits of the case and what the appeal will likely result in this situation. Think about possible strategies and propose a solution.
Usethe phrases below:
To describe probability: I’m sure/I don’t doubt … . I think/I expect … . I doubt/I don’t think … .
To describe what the results will/may be: As a result, we will have … . It could lead to … . It may result in … . … will be a direct result. It’d enable us to …. It’d cause … .
To make recommendations: …, so I advise/recommend/suggest … . I recommend/ advise/suggest … .
1. Use the information and language of this unit, your own background knowledge on the subject to write an essay answering the question:
Do you think the appellate review proceeding is important for administration of justice, protection of rights, freedoms and interests of individuals? Explain your point of view.
V. OVER TO YOU
To practice the language, complete the following activity in your own time.
2. How many words referring to civil procedure do you know? Make up your own mind map:
people CIVIL PROCEDURE actions
Find information about international appellate courts and prepare a short report on the opportunities Ukrainian citizens have as to referring to international judicial institutions on civil matters.
NOTE:alternatively you may choose any problem in the sphere of civil procedure you are especially interested in to continue studying this subject by yourself and prepare a report to give in a students’ scientific conference.
Unit 3 Fundamental Changes in Civil Procedure in the UK
Section 1 Reforms in Civil Procedure
1. Think about the subject of this section and get ready to discuss the following questions:
· To your mind what does the word “reform” mean?
· Do you know anything about reforms of Civil Procedure in the UK and changes they made to court proceeding?
· To your mind does the civil procedure of Ukraine need similar or some other kind of improvements?
Read the text to find extra information on the main changes in Civil Procedure Rules in England and Wales