Bar News and Analysis
Barristers who applied for silk in the latest round have learned their fate. Here, successful QC applicants answer questions about life at the bar, the silk process, and which actor would play them in a film
Ministry of Justice unveils this year’s honorary silk list, with Baroness Deech, Professor Geraldine Van Bueren and CEDR deputy chief executive Eileen Carroll getting the nod.
The number of barristers being awarded silk hits lowest level since the system was reviewed in 2006.
The number of female barristers who applied to become Queen’s Counsel has dropped by a third this year, statistics show.