FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THURSDAY 21st FEBRUARY 2008 APPOINTMENT AS QUEEN’S COUNSEL: 2008 COMPETITION ANNOUNCED The 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 Thursday 21st February 2008. From Thursday 21st February 2008, the application form and guidance for applicants will be available on the Selection Panel’s website www.qcapplications.org.uk . The deadline for receipt of applications is 5 pm on Thursday 3rd April 2008. On current expectations the outcome of the applications is likely to be announced in early 2009. […]
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The second round of appointments as Queen’s Counsel was announced today. These appointments are made under the successful and transparent arrangements by which an independent Selection Panel recommends who should receive this highly sought-after award. All those appointed have demonstrated excellence in advocacy in the higher courts. Sir Duncan Nichol, Chairman of the QC Selection Panel said today: Queen’s Counsel have always been highly regarded for their forensic and advocacy skills. These appointments maintain the high standards expected of a Silk. All our decisions have been based solely on the evidence before the Selection Panel. Each applicant was considered on […]