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The secret barrister: stories of the law and how it's broken

The secret barrister: stories of the law and how it's broken

'I'm a barrister, a job which requires the skills of a social worker, relationship counsellor, arm-twister, hostage negotiator, named driver, bus fare-provider, accountant, suicide watchman, coffee-supplier, surrogate parent and, on one memorable occasion, whatever the official term is for someone tasked with breaking the news to a prisoner that his girlfriend has been diagnosed with gonorrhoea.' Welcome to the world of the Secret Barrister. These are the stories of life inside the courtroom. They are sometimes funny, often moving, and ultimately horrifying

Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Macmillan, 2018
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ISBN: 1509841105, 9781509841103
Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Physical Description: 375 pages ; 23 cm
Subject: Criminal courts Great Britain.; Criminal justice, Administration of Great Britain.; Crime.