10 episodes

How are our laws made? What is it like to be a criminal defence lawyer during a murder trial? What are the challenges faced by family lawyers or immigration law advisers? What if you have credit card debt or are faced with an eviction notice and can't afford a lawyer? This collection gives us an insight into the daily lives of those in the legal profession.

(NB The legislative process audio podcast contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v1.0.)

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How are our laws made? What is it like to be a criminal defence lawyer during a murder trial? What are the challenges faced by family lawyers or immigration law advisers? What if you have credit card debt or are faced with an eviction notice and can't afford a lawyer? This collection gives us an insight into the daily lives of those in the legal profession.

(NB The legislative process audio podcast contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v1.0.)

    The legislative process

    The legislative process

    Dangerous dogs, identity cards and now legal aid - just some of the legislation that solicitor Rosemary Davies has worked on as a Government lawyer. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v1.0 http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/ Audio reflects the law as at the date of recording, December 2011 to January 2012.

    • 15 min
    Transcript -- The legislative process

    Transcript -- The legislative process

    Dangerous dogs, identity cards and now legal aid - just some of the legislation that solicitor Rosemary Davies has worked on as a Government lawyer. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v1.0 http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/ Audio reflects the law as at the date of recording, December 2011 to January 2012.

    Criminal law

    Criminal law

    Solicitor Farhana Rahman-Cook and barrister Tim Moloney QC are midway through a gruesome murder trial at the Old Bailey.

    Audio reflects the law as at the date of recording, November 2011.

    • 13 min
    Transcript -- Criminal law

    Transcript -- Criminal law

    Solicitor Farhana Rahman-Cook and barrister Tim Moloney QC are midway through a gruesome murder trial at the Old Bailey.

    Audio reflects the law as at the date of recording, November 2011.

    Family law

    Family law

    Marriage break-up, acrimonious financial disputes, child custody: these are just some of the challenges which face family law solicitor Elizabeth Hicks.

    Audio reflects the law as at the date of recording, October to November 2011.

    • 15 min
    Transcript -- Family law

    Transcript -- Family law

    Marriage break-up, acrimonious financial disputes, child custody: these are just some of the challenges which face family law solicitor Elizabeth Hicks.

    Audio reflects the law as at the date of recording, October to November 2011.

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