In the legal world, the average solicitor is 27, in charge of interacting with the police, victims, and recommending which cases go to court.
S01:E01 - Episode 1
Crownies follows five young solicitors working for the Department of Public Prosecutions as they face the pressures and madness of modern single life.
S01:E02 - Episode 2
A top secret file is leaked after a wild Christmas party and all the young solicitors are under suspicion. Erin struggles to stay dispassionate when a disabled teenage girl is allegedly pimped for sex by her father.
S01:E03 - Episode 3
Ben struggles to cope with the unexpected death of his grandfather, while Richard is intent on getting the assailant charged with murder, even though the evidence doesn't seem to add up.
S01:E04 - Episode 4
Lina's secular view of her faith is tested when her brother is arrested while Erin's breakthrough in a horrific murder case leads her to question her principles.
S01:E05 - Episode 5
Tatum deals with a case of criminally transmitted HIV, and discovers that the area is a legal and social minefield, meanwhile Janet is back to work on a case of a woman smothering her two sons, and is forced to question the woman's mental state.
S01:E06 - Episode 6
Tatum is thrilled to be working with Janet on a case of sexual assault on a minor, but is disappointed when Richard is also put on the case.
S01:E07 - Episode 7
Richard prepares a witness for a trial a store owner shot by a meth junkie. But the witness, Tina Chang, is refusing to give evidence in court. Torn between doing his job and his instinct to protect her, Richard's finds that something darker lies at the heart of Tina's trauma.
S01:E08 - Episode 8
Janet and Richard prosecute Ben's grandfather's murderer but for Janet, her worst adversary proves not to be the Defence, but her own body.
S01:E09 - Episode 9
Lina works a drug case involving an undercover cop. Erin deals with a bizzare mistaken identity rape case; and Richard succumbs to the charms of an older woman
S01:E10 - Episode 10
Erin is forced to confront her deepest fears when she visits a murder site.
S01:E11 - Episode 11
Richard helps smooth the waters in Tatum's home. Erin's trial of the woman who killed a man with bolt cutters comes to an end. Janet and Lina investigate the killing of a young boy by his brother.
S01:E12 - Episode 12
Janet, David, and Lina disagree over the guilt of 12-year-old Max Gardiner for killing his brother. Tatum bonds with her drag-queen witness, and Richard's sympathy for Tina Chang causes him professional difficulty.
S01:E13 - Episode 13
Ben is allocated the Quinn matter and starts preparing the witnesses. Tracey befriends one of the victims but gets more than what she bargained for. Richard prosecutes one of his personal heroes, while Tatum and Tony clash over her father's history.
S01:E14 - Episode 14
Tony and Tatum appear in a Coronial inquiry into the death of a police officer killed during a training course. The case against Quinn fails at committal, but David pursues trial by media. Richard is dealt yet another challenging witness.
S01:E15 - Episode 15
Ben deals with a case of assault and false imprisonment arising from an exorcism, and palms off the Abe Jackson sentencing hearing to Erin. Richard prosecutes Mr. Creamy, the Ice Cream Man. Erin tries dating outside the legal profession.
S01:E16 - Episode 16
Lina thinks Janet's pregnancy is impairing her objectivity in the Gardiner case. Jimmy Butcher uncovers a scandal involving Julie and Justice Rosenberg. Ben again locks horns with Tony and David over their prosecutorial decisions.
S01:E17 - Episode 17
The Quinn matter comes to court, but is put on hold because of media interference. Tracey makes a rare slip-up, but dupes Richard that it's his fault. Erin works on a sex assault case and later panics during an encounter with Jimmy.
S01:E18 - Episode 18
Janet struggles with the emotional impact of the Gardiner case as it comes to trial. Joanne Mervic's appeal against her sentence backfires with tragic results. Erin's drinking problem reaches a new low when she has dinner at Janet's place.
S01:E19 - Episode 19
The Quinn case comes to an abrupt end, and Lina and Andy struggle with the fallout from the police shooting. Tatum makes a serious error of judgment after she is groped by a prisoner.
S01:E20 - Episode 20
Richard and Lisa's relationship goes to the next level, and Conrad discovers the truth about Richard's sexuality. Erin uncovers something dodgy in a seemingly simple armed robbery case. Ben enjoys prosecuting a hot gymnast for vandalism.
S01:E21 - Episode 21
The DPP has to cut staff and all the solicitors feel the pressure. Danny Novak tries to buy Richard off. Ben, Lina, and Tony deal with an alleged case of elder abuse, and Erin makes a decision about her future.
S01:E22 - Episode 22
The series finale brings unexpected twists in both the Quinn and Gardiner cases. Tatum is upset over Conrad's arrest for assault and finds an unusual drinking buddy. David responds to pressure from above, and Janet's twins arrive early.