December 23 2021
Our Top 10 Legal Films & TV Series
If you're isolating, recovering or relaxing this winter, Flex Legal is here to help. We’ve rounded up our top 10 legal films and TV series to keep you entertained, motivated and inspired.
1) SuitsFollow Corporate Lawyer, Harvey Specter, and his associate, Mike Ross, on their legal adventures in New York. Learn why cheating your way through Law School never pays off.
This series is a MUST for any aspiring lawyer or Royal Family fan.
2) Legally BlondeA film so iconic it was turned into a trilogy AND a Broadway musical.
3) How to Get Away with MurderAnnalise Keating is a criminal defense attorney and law professor who becomes involved in some “extra-curricular activities” with 5 of her students…..
4) Erin BrockovichAn inspiration to paralegals everywhere. Based on a true story, follow Erin’s battle to represent the town of Hinkley against Pacific Gas and Electric Company in the 90s.
5) The People vs. O.J. SimpsonIf you were not around to watch the drama unfold in the 90s, we would highly recommend you watch this incredible series. Over 10 episodes, you learn the context, challenges and characters of this landmark trial.
6) Dark WatersAnother true David vs. Goliath story. Corporate lawyer Robert Bilott transitions from defending chemical companies to leading a class action against global giant, Dupont. A tale of resilience, determination and leadership.
7) Judge RinderBritish Criminal Barrister Robert Rinder aka “Judge Rinder” runs small claim arbitration court for civil cases on ITV.
Ok, ok, he’s not a real judge, we know, but if you’re interested in seeing how real disputes can be solved sensibly, this is useful TV.
8) The FirmTom Cruise plays a Harvard Law School graduate who accepts a ‘too good to be true’ offer from a law firm….
Adapted from the John Grisham novel with the same title, this legal thriller reminds you that salary is not everything when seeking a job.
9) Defending the GuiltyOne for the Barristers!
Will, a keen, green and eager pupil barrister is paired with Caroline, his jaded mentor.