Hershman and McFarlane: Law and Practice

In every area of legal practice there is a book which is so authoritative, comprehensive and practical that it not only explains the law but shapes it. In child law, that book is Hershman and McFarlane: Children Law and Practice . Written by two of the country's leading child law practitioners, advised by a board of eminent child law experts, Hershman and McFarlane: Children Law and Practice is now firmly established as the leading reference on the subject. Conceived and written around the Children Act 1989, the work is regularly commended for its user-friendly approach and for concentrating on the issues that really matter in practice. Clear narrative is complemented by numerous time-saving checklists, procedural tables and flow-charts. Relevant statutory materials are included and the whole work is extensively cross-referenced. Since publication in 1991, Hershman and McFarlane: Children Law and Practice has become the leading authority on children law. Used extensively by all sectors of the profession including solicitors, the judiciary, barristers and social services, Children Law and Practice is relied upon daily in all levels of court. Here's why: it contains authoritative commentary, and detailed and practical advice is written by the late David Hershman QC and Andrew McFarlane QC; it has easy-to-use layout, and, the flow-charts, checklists and procedural tables take you step-by-step through all the procedures relevant to your application. It has a comprehensive legislation, including all the relevant statutes and statutory materials; and it provides frequent and economical updating service. To keep pace with all of the latest changes in this important area of practice the work is updated three times a year. It comes with a new Portable Core Binder. Hershman and McFarlane: Children Law and Practice is currently undergoing a major restructure and has been expanded into three binders with the aim of making the work even more user-friendly and accessible. Free Hershman and McFarlane Children Act Handbook 2005/06 is included. It comes in 3 volume loose-leaf and with 3 updates per year (annual subscription November-October).