Criminal lawyer Cleaver Greene defends the indefensible - from bigamists to cannibals and everything in between. He is champion of the lost cause, both in the court room and in the bedroom.
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 Cleaver Greene (32 episodes, 2010-2016)
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 David Potter (32 episodes, 2010-2016)
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 Barney Meagher (32 episodes, 2010-2016)
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 Nicole (32 episodes, 2010-2016)
Caroline Brazier ...
 Wendy Greene (31 episodes, 2010-2016)
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 Fuzz Greene (30 episodes, 2010-2016)
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 Melissa Partridge (28 episodes, 2010-2016)
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 Scarlet Meagher (28 episodes, 2010-2016)
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 Cal McGregor (23 episodes, 2012-2016)
Tom Poulton ...
 Max Meagher (19 episodes, 2010-2016)
Madeline Towns ...
 Zoe Meagher (18 episodes, 2010-2016)
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 Col Mancusi (15 episodes, 2010-2014)
Lachlan Judd ...
 Adam Meagher (15 episodes, 2010-2014)
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Criminal lawyer Cleaver Greene defends the indefensible - from bigamists to cannibals and everything in between. He is champion of the lost cause, both in the court room and in the bedroom.

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real life
26 May 2012 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

While the cases in this series are over the top, believe it or not the main character in this is based on real person. Charles Waterstreet a Sydney barrister whose life is apparently every bit as colorful as the series would have you believe . Real life is stranger than fiction. Especially at the New South Wales bar, apparently. Waterstreet is mate of Richard Roxborough the star of the series who plays him in it. A younger and more handsome version as Roxborough smilingly says in one interview. The point is if you enjoy this series you should google waterstreet and find out more about him. As for me while something tells me he is the kind of guy who creates chaos in the lives of people around him, there is something about him that I find admirable and engaging. And this comes across in the show. PS love the show.


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