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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Winner of the Books are My Bag Non Fiction Award Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year Shortlisted for Specsavers Non Fiction Book of the Year 'Eye opening, damning and hilarious' Tim Shipman, author of All Out War and Fall Out 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 life changing How can you defend a child abuser you suspect to be guilty? What do you say to someone sentenced to ten years who you believe to be innocent? What is the law and why do we need it? And why do they wear those stupid wigs? From the criminals to the lawyers, the victims, witnesses and officers of the law, here is the best and worst of humanity, all struggling within a broken system which would never be off the front pages if the public knew what it was really like Both a searing first hand account of the human cost of the criminal justice system, and a guide to how we got into this mess, The Secret Barrister wants to show you what it's really like and why it really mattersE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Winner of the Books are My Bag NonFiction Award Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year Shortlisted for Specsavers NonFiction Book of the Year 'Eyeopening, damning and hilarious' Tim Shipman, author of All Out War and Fall Out I'm a barrister, a job which requires the skills of a social worker, relationship counsellor, armtwister, hostage negotiator, named driver, bus fareprovider, accountant, suicide watchman, coffeesupplier, 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 lifechanging How can you defend a childabuser you suspect to be guilty? What do you say to someone sentenced to ten years who you believe to be innocent? What is the law and why do we need it? And why do they wear those stupid wigs? From the criminals to the lawyers, the victims, witnesses and officers of the law, here is the best and worst of humanity, all struggling within a broken system which would never be off the front pages if the public knew what it was really like Both a searing firsthand account of the human cost of the criminal justice system, and a guide to how we got into this mess, The Secret Barrister wants to show you what it's really like and why it really mattersE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Winner of the Books are My Bag NonFiction Award Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year Shortlisted for Specsavers NonFiction Book of the Year 'Eyeopening, damning and hilarious' Tim Shipman, author of All Out War and Fall Out I'm a barrister, a job which requires the skills of a social worker, relationship counsellor, armtwister, hostage negotiator, named driver, bus fareprovider, accountant, suicide watchman, coffeesupplier, 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 lifechanging How can you defend a childabuser you suspect to be guilty? What do you say to someone sentenced to ten years who you believe to be innocent? What is the law and why do we need it? And why do they wear those stupid wigs? From the criminals to the lawyers, the victims, witnesses and officers of the law, here is the best and worst of humanity, all struggling within a broken system which would never be off the front pages if the public knew what it was really like Both a searing firsthand account of the human cost of the criminal justice system, and a guide to how we got into this mess, The Secret Barrister wants to show you what it's really like and why it really matters