A co-production between BBC One and SundanceTV, the six-part series introduces the Defoes, a family of female divorce lawyers known for dominating their field in the ruthless and fast-paced world of London's divorce law circuit. At each step, viewers are met with an authentic and compelling look at how four very different women attempt to hold their ground in all areas of their lives -- from their own relationships to their careers and the surprise return of their estranged father after a 30-year absence.
Maya arrives in London; the family tries to heal past divisions and celebrate the future as Hannah and Nathan fight to save their marriage; Goldie finally has her day in court.
Hannah, adept at navigating other people's lives and relationships, is confronted with painful questions about her own; Ruth faces some uncomfortable questions at Defoe's when Goldie rejects their financial offer.
The stakes are high after an illicit extramarital dating website is hacked and a list of high-profile names is leaked; as Rose and James's wedding draws near, Ruth hosts a dinner party for all the family with disastrous consequences.
Hannah finds herself caught in the middle when Nathan and Christie clash on a highly charged divorce case; Ruth continues to evade questions regarding Oscar's return and the increasing concern over Defoes' finances.
Hannah negotiates a Premier League soccer player's prenuptial agreement, a tricky negotiation made all the more difficult when she learns the opposing lawyer is Christie's ex-wife.
Leading divorce lawyer Hannah Stern walks out on the family firm, Defoes, to join rival company Noble & Hale; Hannah now faces her sister Nina and mother, Ruth, also successful family lawyers, on the opposing side of high-profile divorce cases.