Full list of new silks announced – Charlotte Worsley among 101 new QC appointmentsPark Square Barristers
The Ministry of Justice and the Lord Chancellor & Justice Secretary, Rt Hon Dominic Raab have just announced this press release:
Her Majesty The Queen has approved the appointment of 101 barristers and solicitors as new Queen’s Counsel (QC) in England and Wales. The title of QC is awarded to those who have demonstrated particular skill and expertise in the conduct of advocacy.
Her Majesty has also approved the appointment of 8 new Honorary Queen’s Counsel (QC Honoris Causa). Their biographies are listed below. Honorary QCs are awarded to those who have made a major contribution to the law of England and Wales, outside practice in the courts.
The Lord Chancellor will preside over the appointment ceremony at Westminster Hall on 21 March 2022, where he will formally bestow the title of QC upon the successful applicants and award the honorary QCs.
Lord Chancellor & Justice Secretary, Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP said:
“I’m delighted today to announce this year’s QC awards.
I want to congratulate all recipients of this title on their forthcoming appointments and awards. The award of QC is highly sought after, and the expertise and eminence of this year’s pool is testament to the excellence of our world-leading legal sector.”
A PDF containing the list of new QCs can be downloaded here.