Alex McBride is a criminal barrister. He is the author of the 'Common Law' column in Prospect magazine and has contributed to the New Statesman and various BBC programmes, including From Our Own Correspondent.
Gripping, engaging, compelling. The real life of criminal barristers is expertly caught -- Literary Review Expert, authoritative, hilarious - an insider's fearless account of life at the criminal bar -- Craig Raine * TLS, Books of the Year * Terrific. McBride details his own cock-ups and disasters with the relish of the born humorous writer. Very funny * Daily Mail *