Cut-throat rivalry, blind ambition and passion welcome to the world of the criminal bar, where the case is just one of many battles...
Single, attractive, thirty something Martha Costello (Maxine Peake) is a brilliant, passionate defence barrister with the unwavering belief that all are innocent until proven guilty.
Martha is about to apply to become Queens Counsel; she is applying for Silk, but shes not the only one at her chambers...Clive Reader (Rupert Penry-Jones) is charming, ruthless and dangerous and know how to play the game...only one of them will be made QC and Senior Clerk, Billy Lamb (Neil Stuke), is the man with everyones lives and careers in his hands. Marthas conscience and faith in the criminal justice system are tested to breaking point as she deals with clients who are good, bad and downright evil.
This is a Region 4 disc, the local region for Australia.