Josephine and Lewis organize a class-action lawsuit for the participants of a prescription drug trial who suffered dangerous side effects. But with seven plaintiffs and a complicated case, Josephine needs to enlist both the upstairs and downstairs teams to take on the pharmaceutical company.
Alice's girlhood fantasies of finding her father are twisted into a bundle of letters, returned from the postal service's Dead Letter Office. Hoping to learn something, she takes a job there, supervised by a gloomy man hiding from his past.
When an angry client firebombs her offices, consulting solicitor Josephine Newton is forced to take a new job as a barrister at Knox, a high-powered legal firm where her old flame Lewis works. Worried about leaving behind her former clients turned colleagues, Josephine sets up a new legal office in the building's basement for Johnny, a reformed car thief, and Helena, a brilliant legal mind with a crippling fear of courtrooms.