APPOINTMENT AS QUEEN’S COUNSEL: PROFILE OF APPLICANTS Queen’s Counsel Appointments announced today the make up of the applicants who have applied to be considered for appointment as Queen’s Counsel. They show a significant increase in the proportion of female applicants. The totals (with figures provided by the Department for Constitutional Affairs for 2002-2003, the previous occasion on which applications for Silk were considered) are as follows: TOTALreceived Barrister Solicitor Male Female White Non-white undeclared 2005 443 431 (97%) 12(3%) 376 (85%) 66 (15%) 422 (95%) 21 (5%) 1 2002-3DCA figs 394 384(97.5%) 10(2.5%) 355(90%) 39(10%) 371(94%) 23(6%) incl […]
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The independent selection panel for appointing Queen’s Counsel has announced today that it is inviting applications from barristers and solicitors with Higher Courts advocacy rights for appointment as Queen’s Counsel from Tuesday 19 July.