A Walking Guide to Lawyers' London

A Walking Guide to Lawyers' London

by Andrew Goodman
     
 

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London's legal history is rich and diverse, and the literature and pageantry surrounding it is equally impressive. The range and scope of the city's legal buildings, from the Inns of Court, Chancery and Serjeant's Inns to the Royal Courts of Justice and Central Criminal Court are testimony to the importance of law in London life.;Andrew Goodman guides the reader

Overview

London's legal history is rich and diverse, and the literature and pageantry surrounding it is equally impressive. The range and scope of the city's legal buildings, from the Inns of Court, Chancery and Serjeant's Inns to the Royal Courts of Justice and Central Criminal Court are testimony to the importance of law in London life.;Andrew Goodman guides the reader round the lawyer's quarter of London on a series of walks. With an unerring eye for detail, he identifies historic and present day features whilst providing clear map directions. Containing over 150 illustrations, mainly in colour and including interiors not normally available to the sightseer, this book offers an invaluable guide and a unique souvenir of a highly memorable aspect of London life.

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"A fascinating and original book."—Law Society Gazette

"A perfect mix of historical information and modern photographs."—Legal Week

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781854319937
Publisher:
Blackstone Press
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Blackstone Press Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
11.20(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Andrew Goodman has been in private practice at the Bar of England and Wales for over 20 years. Over that period he has written extensively on the court system, its history and architecture.

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