This is a gripping memoir from one of our country's greatest jury advocates, offering a fascinating, no-holds-barred tour behind the scenes of some of the most famous criminal cases of modern times.
Countless veteran lawyers have produced page-tuners based in the fictional world of law, but in Under the Wig William Clegg, QC, has distilled his extraordinary life in the criminal courtroom into a yarn equally as gripping.
Mixes the excitement of the courtroom and some practical tips on the advocacy with the more mundane life of the working lawyer.
This breezy account of life as a barrister dealing with some of the most important cases in recent British history is enjoyable and addictive.
Between such serious case studies, his jovial memoir reflects on the challenges and satisfactions of life as a barrister.