Martha represents Jackson Henderson in a death row case at the Supreme Court. Billy is concerned as he knows the emotional strain a case like this will have on her. Jackson’s execution in Jamaica is due soon and Martha faces one of the toughest legal arguments of her whole career. The day of Fatima Ali’s trial is coming close and Clive feels that he’s not the right barrister for her. He manages to persuade Martha to take the brief instead, leaving him free for the trial of his career, prosecuting Jody Farr.