Birmingham divorce barrister Louise McCabe brokers a financial settlement while her colleagues in family law investigate a case of a child with a fractured skull.
And the hard-up students have their first interviews for pupillage – an apprenticeship in a set of barrister’s chambers.
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First broadcast: Friday 21 Nov 2008 on BBC TWO England & Northern Ireland