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The Barristers

Programme Run: 6 x 40 minutes
Production: BBC
First Transmitted: 2008

The law influences what everyone does, but who influences and exercises the law? Amongst lawyers there is a powerful and influential group, including parliamentarians, judges and millionaires, known as Barristers. Many lawyers attempt the Take the Bar, but of the many thousands who attempt it each year, only a few will earn the right to argue cases in the highest courts, dressed in gown and wig.

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