Frank Nordling is a young and exceptionally promising defense lawyer. When Frank learns the truth behind his adoptive parents’ death, his whole world unravels. As children, Frank and his sister Sara witnessed their parents die in a car bombs explosion. As an adult, Frank finds out they were murdered by one of the leaders in Copenhagen’s criminal underworld, Thomas Waldman.
To Frank’s horror, Waldman also happens to be one of the law firm’s most prominent clients – a man that the firm has helped escape justice on numerous occasions...
In order to avenge his parents’ death, Frank must infiltrate Waldman’s organization and become his personal lawyer and trusted confidant. To avoid putting those close to him in danger, Frank must keep up appearances and play the game. But can he handle it? Is it worth the price? And who’s really tricking whom?