Writing is a critical skill for law students or lawyers alike. As a law student, you will need to plan, write and revise essays, exam responses, and case notes. Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students undertake original research and publish their findings in theses or dissertations. Practising lawyers must be able to write to communicate effectively with their clients and colleagues, draft documents and undertake business development. Use this guide to find books, tools and resources about academic and professional writing for law students and lawyers.