LAW LIK-AH (Kevin Cheng) used to fight for personal fame and gain in the law field. After setting up a Legal Advice Centre with his cousin GEORGE MIKE JR. (Lam Chi Sin) and his good friend TING KA-FU (Sam Lee) in Sham Shui Po, LIK-AH changes his mind and realizes that law is not a privilege of the rich. By helping the grassroots to fight against injustice with unconventional tactics, LIK-AH becomes the People’s Hero of Sham Shui Po.
S01:E01 - Season 1, Episode 1
A police officer wrongly accuses LAI MUK-GAN of letting his dog foul in public places. LAW LIK-AH, his neighbor who is a barrister, goes up to his help. But because of AH’s unkempt appearance, the police officer refuses to believe that he is a lawyer. AH leaves in no time while getting an emergency call from a social worker, TING KA-FU.
S01:E02 - Season 1, Episode 2
SUM and SZ-FU chill out at a bar. SUM thinks AH is as outstanding as he was in his prime, yet SZ-FU does not think so. AH is chatting with his neighbors when a woman falls from a building. GAN claims he has killed the woman.
S01:E03 - Season 1, Episode 3
GAN has failed to show up at court as a witness. SZ-FU teases at AH. SZ-FU learns from SANG’s testimony that PING shares a similar background to her. Judged by her facial expression, AH can see that SZ-FU sympathizes with PING. AH, GEORGE and KA-FU are adjusting the Civil Legal Center’s antenna on his roof.
S01:E04 - Season 1, Episode 4
SZ-FU looks exhausted. SUM, who shares an apartment with her, can tell right away that she is worried about her case. AH pays a visit to PING’s grave with AUNTIE GAN. SANG is already there. AH glimpses MR. MA as he leaves. MR. MA reminds her wife not to reveal her “true self” when he calls on her at the detention center.
S01:E05 - Season 1, Episode 5
SZ-FU’s counterparts are teasing at her as she enters the club. She walks straight to the VIP floor. A waiter wants to stop her, but he gives in as she produces her newly acquired VIP membership card. KEI would like to meet AH. SZ-FU runs errands for him. Their meeting turns out to be an unpleasant one.
S01:E06 - Season 1, Episode 6
Still mad at his father, KA-FU drives in top speed to vent his anger. CHIT tells AH and the others why the father and son are at odds with each other. GEORGE asks AH to appear in court for him. AH turns down his request. GEORGE makes many mistakes in court. TING has been on the phone the whole day, telling his husband to take care of their children and his mother when she is in jail.
S01:E07 - Season 1, Episode 7
The Civil Legal Centre arranges free shower and haircut for street sleepers. KA-FU and his staff are taking care of the street sleepers when a dirty-looking female street sleeper shows up. KA-FU advises her to take a shower, too, but she turns around immediately. Suspecting that she has mental problem, KA-FU and his colleagues chase after her.
S01:E08 - Season 1, Episode 8
In fact, CHING and AH know each other. She invites him to her place. He understands she is still fighting for her dream. CHIT and FAI find out about the truth at last as they are patrolling the streets. SZ-FU meets up with CHING. She knows for the first time about her miserable past. CHING goes to a park to try to make peace with other sex workers.
S01:E09 - Season 1, Episode 9
GEORGE and KA-FU do not know much about LEUNG’s family background. AH tells TING to give them a picture. LEUNG and his mother WONG MEI-FUN have lived in Shum Shui Po for many years. YUEN-YUEN was the daughter of TIM and his former wife. In other words, LEUNG and YUEN-YUEN have no blood relation.
S01:E10 - Season 1, Episode 10
TING meets up with YUEN-YUEN’s boyfriend CHOW KA-HO in order to find out about the truth of her death. AH and SZ-FU tell FUN what they have found. Leaving with no choice, FUN tells them what happened in the evening when YUEN-YUEN died. KA-FU asks CHIT to protect CHING. His girlfriend, SUSAN, is jealous to see them together.
S01:E11 - Season 1, Episode 11
SZ-FU discusses her case with her family members. Her mother’s words enlighten her. AH, SZ-FU and TING look for evidence at TIN’s house again. TING discovers some broken pieces of glass on an oil painting. SZ-FU tells TIN they have only a slim chance of winning.
S01:E12 - Season 1, Episode 12
CHING has fallen in love with KA-FU but she does not want to go any further with him. SZ-FU would like to help her, but then there is nothing she can do. KA-FU and TING visit an old lady called AUNTIE YIM. The police call and say that her granddaughter, MIU YEUK-LAI, has committed suicide. AUNTIE YIM refuses to believe it, claiming LAI would never kill herself. KA-FU discusses LAI’s case with AH in the evening.
S01:E13 - Season 1, Episode 13
YUEN slaps YUEN on the face in anger. As if this is not enough, GEORGE gives him a severe beating when he is home. SZ-FU suspects GEORGE MIKE is hiding something about LAI’s death. She tells AH what she thinks. AH wants to gather more evidence at GEORGE MIKE’s house. He hopes GEORGE would do him a favor.
S01:E14 - Season 1, Episode 14
AH adds that LAI’s death is full of suspicious points. YEUNG KWOK-KUI, LAI’s husband, is leaving the court when police officers from Serious Crime Unit show up and invite him to the police station. KEI is KUI’s representing lawyer. With the help of KUI’s maid, CHIT and his team find a piece of important evidence at his place.
S01:E15 - Season 1, Episode 15
GEORGE is working overtime. TING offers to cook him something before she goes home. GEORGE mistakenly believes she has a crush on him. SZ-FU and AH have invited KUI’s neighbor, PO, to serve as a witness in court. KEI concludes that PO’s testimony is unreliable. KUI confesses having sneaked into LAI’s home on the day before she died, rather than on the day the tragedy happened.
S01:E16 - Season 1, Episode 16
KUI has been found guilty of manslaughter but not murder. AH cheers SZ-FU up, taking their relationship a big step further. A sex worker working at the same building as CHING has been robbed by a customer. KA-FU hopes that she would quit but she will not listen. Someone invites AH to join his law firm in Central, the central business district of Hong Kong as well as where he used to work.
S01:E17 - Season 1, Episode 17
TING and GEORGE save MRS. CHEUNG and take her to the Civic Legal Center. TING tells MRS. CHEUNG her past so as to cheer her up. GEORGE gives TING a ride home. Her husband, LEUNG FUNG, calls. She then tells GEORGE in tears what has happened. TING has fallen asleep when they get to where she lives. He kisses her.
S01:E18 - Season 1, Episode 18
TING has been found not guilty. She thanks GEORGE for his help. AH takes KIU and TING’s children to see her. CHIT has been recently dumped by SUSAN. CHING goes to dim sum with him. WONG CHI-KIN and his friends demand that HO TAI-KEUNG and his friends, who came earlier, to give up their seats. The two parties are soon ready to fight.
S01:E19 - Season 1, Episode 19
Coincidentally, AH, GEORGE, KA-FU and CHIT have all recently broken up with their girlfriends. They chill out at AH’s place. SZ-FU cannot be more astonished the next day when HEI’s parents tell them they do not need her anymore. CHING is opening up a French restaurant. A wine cellar agrees to let part of his shop area to her.
S01:E20 - Season 1, Episode 20
CHING’s case is heard today. AH tries his best to prove that KEI is responsible for CHING’s death but KEI makes things very difficult for him. AH takes out a photograph of HO YAU-FOOK, father of KEUNG. Back to the detention center, KEI gives HIM and SZ-FU a good telling-off.