BBC One’s new legal profession drama series The Split seemed to break half a dozen professional rules, both lawyers and observers noted, including client files casually dropped on desks to be glanced at by opposing lawyers. Hazel Wright, a partner in the family department at the London law firm Hunters Solicitors, found another fault with the storyline.…
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