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The First Law John Radford

The First Law

John Radford

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Not long out of university, young Tom Craig is surprised to find himself sent from the Ministry of Justice to be in charge of the King’s Hampton Court Centre. Faced with a steep learning curve, Tom gains allies in Judge Weston, Rose the court usherMoreNot long out of university, young Tom Craig is surprised to find himself sent from the Ministry of Justice to be in charge of the King’s Hampton Court Centre. Faced with a steep learning curve, Tom gains allies in Judge Weston, Rose the court usher and Bob his bailiff manager. But not everyone welcomes his arrival and he soon realises that he is unprepared for the many challenges that lie ahead.Drawn from real life experiences and packed with authentic characters, this is an affectionate but realistic look at a side of the justice system that is not normally seen.About the AuthorJohn Radford joined a London Court as a young clerk in 1971. In a career spanning nearly 40 years, he progressed through the Court Service eventually running courts throughout England and Wales. His wide and varied career has given him a unique insight into the workings of the courts, the judiciary and the wider justice system.