With a hedonistic personal lifestyle so often at odds with his professional existence, Leo Davies QC, head of chambers at 5 Caper Court, is thinking he has perhaps reached an age when he should opt for a quieter pace of life. But when a lovely face from the past turns up, an ex-lover who can give him a run for his money any day in games of sex and intrigue, Leo realizes he relishes the challenges as much as ever. And what of Anthony Cross, younger member of chambers, former love interest, and the man Leo has never quite been able to rid from his mind? When Anthony falls in love with a beguiling young law student, it sets off a chain of events in which Leo is more closely involved than he ever could have imagined. Behind the sedate exterior of 5 Caper Court, the lives of its employees twist and turn in ever more intriguing ways . . .