Practice and Procedure

No solicitors make the silk round

PUBLISHED February 28, 2012

Not a single solicitor was among the 88 new Queen?s Counsel appointments announced today. Of the 214 applicants, only two came from solicitor advocates; neither was successful.

Since 2008, six solicitors have been made QC. Last year two out of the five who applied were successful, while in the previous competition one from the 10 who applied succeeded.

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