88 QC’s Appointed in 2011-12 Competition

88 QUEEN’S COUNSEL APPOINTED IN 2011-12 COMPETITION 88 new appointments as Queen’s Counsel (also known as Silk) were announced today. These appointments are made following consideration by the independent Selection Panel, which recommends who should receive this coveted and prestigious award, under arrangements introduced in 2005. All those appointed have demonstrated excellence in advocacy in the higher courts. Professor Dame Joan Higgins, Chair of the QC Selection Panel, said today: “I am very pleased at the announcement of the 88 new Silks and I send each one of them my warmest congratulations. The quality of applicants was again extremely high. […]

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