This book is designed to provide trainee solicitors with a comprehensive understanding of the practice and procedure in the most commonly encounteres aspects of Civil Litigation in this jurisdiction. Civil Litigation sets out the steps to be taken by a solicitor in an action from the District Court, the Circuit Courts, and the Superior Courts, from initiating or defending the action to enforcing the order and preparing the costs. There are separate chapters on the practice and procedure of each of the courts, limitation of actions, discovery, injunctions, judicial review, civil evidence, litigation costs, client care, and file management. Many of the chapters also feature helpful precedents. Published in conjunction with the Law Society of Ireland, the titles in this innovative series provide a unique guide to the law practice and procedure in Ireland. Each title provides a clear overview of its subject, focusing on the practical issues that confront lawyers on an everyday basis. Written by acknowledged experts in their fields, the Manuals provide detailed analysis of recent cases and legislation, highlight key issues in practice, and set out specimen forms and precedents. The Manuals are essential reading for apprentices studying on the law Society of Ireland's Professional Practice Course. They will also be indispensable to any Irish practitioner requiring a practical, user-friendly and jargon-free treatment of key practical areas.