Segments in this Video

Queen's Bench Law (04:47)


Stephen Quinn specializes in personal injury and medical negligence. Currently, the barrister is working on a hyponatremia inquiry. Jennifer and Alan Roberts discuss their daughter's death at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children..

Belfast Bar Library (02:43)

Michael Stitt, a member of the Queen's Counsel, works at home. He describes how the library has changed in recent decades.

Criminal Law (02:38)

Barristers are self-employed and get paid a flat rate per trial. Michael Forde focuses on assault, benefit fraud, dishonesty offenses, and theft. In Londonderry, Ford defends a man who missed two probation hearings.

Professional Negligence (04:32)

Róisín Adams appeals a judicial decision to deny liability after purchasing a property in Italy. Frank O’Donoghue convinces the insurance company AIG to settle.

Hyponatremia Inquiry (06:45)

Marie and Ray Ferguson describe their daughter's death at a hospital in Ireland. The couple travels to Banbridge several days a week. Any death of a child merits investigation; Stitt provides advice for expert testimony.

Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering (01:52)

Three individuals are formally charged to attend Ballymena Magistrates' Court. Forde discusses how proceedings can last over a year, waiting until the prosecution is ready to present its case.

Hyponatremia Outcome (03:52)

The court hears testimony from over 179 witnesses. Families rely on support from each other. The chairman will publish the report in May 2014.

Credits: Barristers: Episode 3 (01:01)

Credits: Barristers: Episode 3

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Barristers: Episode 3

Part of the Series : Barristers
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Families take part in a harrowing public inquiry to find out why their children died in hospital, a woman finally gets back some of the money she lost when a property investment went wrong, and we follow a young barrister as he tries to build his practice.

Length: 30 minutes

Item#: BVL188563

Copyright date: ©2014

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