New silk selection procedure sees minimal applicants

Harris, Joanne
October 2005
Lawyer;10/3/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 38, p4
Trade Publication
Reports that uncertainty over Great Britain's updated Queen's Counsel (QC) selection process has led to a lower than expected number of applications. Number of junior barristers and solicitor-advocates who applied for senior counsel positions; Reaction of the legal profession to the application figures released by the QC Applications Secretariat in late September 2005; Details of the selection process.


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