Making the cut

Being appointed a QC is the pinnacle of many barristers’ careers. There are 100 new silks this year and five of them are solicitors. That number may be creeping up, but female representation has not

Silk round 2014: 100 promoted to QC but female representation stalls at 18 per cent

QC appointments slip to all time low with 84 made up

The silk route, 2014 

21st century silk: the facts, the figures and six personal stories from this year’s round

11 KBW’s Sean Jones QC on his first year as silk