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Family Solicitor (ITV 1961, A.J. Brown, Robert Flemyng)

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Family Solicitor detailed the professional and personal lives of the partners of a firm of solicitors working for Naylor and Freeman, The firm had five partners and a staff of 30,

Producer Jack Williams was determined to ensure authenticity and took advice from the Law Society to do so. However he was also equally keen to ensure that the drama wasn’t all legal procedure.

Robert Holmes contributed a few scripts as did Jean Scott-Rogers Tessa Diamond.

production details
UK / ITV – Granada / 24×50 minute episodes / Broadcast 28 June – 7 December 1961

Creator: Tessa Diamond / Music: Lawrence Leonard / Producer: Jack Williams

cast
Robert Flemyng as Anthony Freeman
A.J. Brown as William Naylor
Mary Kenton as Ann Harvey
Geoffrey Palmer as Hugh Cowley
Bernard Horsfall as Francis Naylor
Philip Grout as John O’Neil

Family Solicitor Partners ITV 1961

Four of the partners at Naylor and Freeman.

THE EPISODES
1. THE MEETING (28 Jun 1961)
2. ADOPTION STORY (5 Jul 1961)
3. THE CASE OF THE DYED HAIR (12 Jul 1961)
4. ARSON (19 Jul 1961)
5. MAN OF STRAW (26 Jul 1961)
6. CROSS PETITION (2 Aug 1961)
7. STRIKE ACTION (9 Aug 1961)
8. DANGEROUS DRIVING (16 Aug 1961)
9. A QUESTION OF ETHICS (23 Aug 1961)
10. FIRST ELEVEN PLUS (30 Aug 1961)
11. POSSESSION ORDER (6 Sep 1961)
12. SLANDER (14 Sep 1961)
13. WAGE SNATCH (21 Sep 1961)
14. CONFLICT OF LAWS (28 Sep 1961)
15. PURCHASE PRICE (5 Oct 1961)
16. IN CUSTODY (12 Oct 1961)
17. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD (19 Pct 1961)
18. THE BATTLE OF TANLEY CORNER (26 Oct 1961)
19. THE QUARRY (2 Nov 1961)
20. STATEMENT OF AFFAIRS (9 Nov 1961)
21. ROBBERY WITH VIOLENCE (16 Nov 1961)
22. THREATS AND MENACES (23 Nov 1961)
23. HOUSE IN ORDER (30 Nov 1961)
24. TEST CASE (7 Dec 1961)