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Tuesday Truth 19/05/2015

PUBLISHED May 19, 2015

This week's powerful piece talks about what we do and who we do it for and tells a story that many are not aware of. The author who I am extremely grateful to for this outstanding blog wishes to remain anonymous.
Today I went to Court. There is nothing unusual about that as I go pretty much every day. Today was a little bit different because I found myself fighting back tears when I took instructions from a client. That's right, a hardened criminal lawyer who has spent the last fifteen years representing "guilty" people almost cried when meeting a client for the first time.