Completed Competitions

This section contains information about recent competitions. There is a summary of the competition including the number of applicants and competition dates.

There are also links to a list of successful applicants, a report from the Selection Panel, and the Panel’s approach to competencies.

For a full list of all successful applicants since 2006, please see link below. Please note there is a filter currently showing on this list in order by year appointed.

Appointed QCs Since 2006 – current


108 new appointments as Queen’s Counsel were announced on 10 January 2019.

The full list of appointments, a press release relating to the announcement, the Selection Panel’s report on the 2018 competition, documents setting out how the QC Selection Panel approached the competencies, statistics from 1995 to present and a note on feedback to interviewed applicants can be found below:

The Silk Ceremony was held on Monday 11 March 2019.

If you require further information, please contact the Chief Executive of the QCA, Russell Wallman or other QCA  staff on 0207 831 0020 or email