News Law firms The Bar Blackstone silk knighted in birthday honours list By Margaret Taylor 15 June 2009 15:46 17 December 2015 15:58 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Derrick Silver 15 June 2009 at 17:47 Whart about Henry Grunwald QC ? He became OBE Reply Link Anonymous 16 June 2009 at 10:27 How do you get a CBE for dedicating 80,000 hours of someone else’s time to the firm’s image building exercises? Then again, how do you get a Knighthood just for doing your job? Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.