Wallace is an anti-hero in a bittersweet comedy which leaves it mark on the legal system and his readers. Wallace is full of passion. He is angry at the changing world around him. He is angry at the Bar, with its charter marks and political correctness, the CPS for its gross incompetence and at the people running his chambers for their lack of loyalty to the clerk who had set up their chambers and helped to make them well paid lawyers. He is full of love for his wife, their family and bohemian lifestyle. He is also in love with Pauline, a solicitor's runner. The more frustrated he becomes with the world around him the more besotted he becomes with Pauline. The law courts give way to love in the afternoon. When Pauline cools, Wallace overheats and his life ends in turmoil. Like his clients, he is forced to plead guilty to letting his life spiral out of control. it will appeal to lawyers and anyone who has ever been involved with the criminal justice system.