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L change the lives of ordinary people in extraordinary ways They are stories which but for a twist of luck might have been yours With remarkable candour Sarah describes eleven cases which reveal what goes on in our criminal and family courts these are tales of domestic fall out everyday burglary sexu A junior barrister s account of life at the coalface of the law working with some pretty disastrous people and a system that is pretty much destroyed by underfunding R

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Sarah Langford is a barrister Her job is to stand in court representing the mad and the bad the vulnerable the heartbroken and the hopeful She must become their voice weave their story around the black and white of the law and tell it to the courtroom These stories may not make headlines but they wil Explanation for those in a non British law jurisdiction A barrister is a specialist in putting the case of the adveraries in court They are instructed by solicitors la

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Al indiscretion and children caught up in the law They are sometimes shocking and they are often heart stopping She examines how she feels as she defends the person standing in the dock She also shows us how our attitudes and actions can shape not only the outcome of a case but the legal system itsel An interesting look at what it means to be a barrister in today s UK legal system The author covers eleven of her most memorable cases peppered with her thoughts on


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  1. says:

    Explanation for those in a non British law jurisdiction A barrister is a specialist in putting the case of the adveraries in court They are instructed by solicitors lawyers and work in Chambers where the clerk books in cases into the diaries of the barristers Barristers generally don't have any choice of who they would like to representThese are the stories of a young woman barrister who represented a wide range of pe

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    Book Reviewed by Stacey on wwwwhisperingstoriescomIn barrister turned author Sarah Langford’s book ‘In Your Defence Stories of Life and Law’ we meet eleven clients that Sarah represented or had legal dealings with and which their stories had have stayed with her The cases are varied and whilst some were handled in the family courts othe

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    Sarah Langford takes us on several journeys though several of her court cases as a barrister We experience what she is told and what she wonders about the real truth of the cases she brings to trial She also tells us about the difficulties that her clients experience in their livesI could not shake off a sense that I had forgotte

  4. says:

    I would like to thank the publishers Doubleday Books for sending me a physical ARC of In Your Defence in exchange for an honest reviewThis one did take me a while to read but that was basically I found all of the case sto

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    “I had forgotten one of the most important lessons my job had taught me There was no one truth there was no one story In

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    A junior barrister's account of life at the coalface of the law working with some pretty disastrous people and a s

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    35 🌟 starsErm for me this was a book of two parts there was the frustrated author air to this in parts the wispy tendrils of the morning fog were ever evident on the cold ground But when you get to the meat and two veg of it this is a uniue and thought provoking book that does not pull its punches The family Court ch

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    An interesting look at what it means to be a barrister in today’s UK legal system The author covers eleven of her most memorable cases peppered with her thoughts on the justice system and a little of her life outside of the courtr

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    A book that is of great interest to me as I work in the law courts It always strikes me no matter how simple a case can be in the final analysis a crime not only has repercussions with the perpetrator and the immediate victim but can have far reaching conseuences to people beyond the crime itself There is no greater example of this than family cases where often the mother and father have few if any social skills often they are drug dependan

  10. says:

    Struggling a bit with the novel I was reading I picked this up as a contrast and enjoyable it was Barrister Sarah Lanford here writes with intelligence and frankness about the legal process with an insightful nature and with plenty of interes