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QC

abbreviation for QUEEN'S COUNSEL. See BARRISTER.
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Lord Chancellor David Lidington said: "The award of the title of Queen's Counsel is a recognition of depth of expertise and eminence in their fields.
The expression "taking silk" comes from the special silk gowns worn only by Queen's Counsel, who normally have at least 10 years' experience at the Bar.
He was called to the Bar by Gray's Inn in 1973, subsequently appointed Queen's Counsel.
The former Chapel House Middle School and Walbottle High student was one of nine barristers across Queensland to receive the honour out of 65 who applied, and the 49-year-old is now one of only three Queen's Counsel barristers practising outside of Brisbane in the state.
David Mellor's long rant at a taxi driver which included the lines: "I've been in the Cabinet, I'm an award-winning broadcaster, I'm a Queen's Counsel.
You've been driving a cab for 10 years, I've been in the Cabinet, I'm an award-winning broadcaster, I'm a Queen's Counsel.
THEY SAY "You've been driving a cab for 10 years, I've been in the Cabinet, I'm an award-winning broadcaster, I'm a Queen's Counsel.
He was admitted to the Alberta Bar in 1990 and was appointed Queen's Counsel in 2014.
Last year, on request from Chairman, Pakistan Cricket Board, Najam Sethi and subsequent advice from a Queen's Counsel in the United Kingdom sought by the PCB on Mohammad Amir's ban, the ICC had agreed to form a committee to review its Anti-Corruption Code as under the existing code there were no provisions for early entry into cricket of a banned player.
The PCB statement also said that on Sethi's request, last year, and subsequent advice from a Queen's Counsel in the United Kingdom sought by the Pakistani board on Mohammad Amir's ban, the ICC had agreed to form a committee to review its Anti-Corruption Code as under the existing code there were no provisions for early entry into cricket of a banned player.
While the series' title may intentionally suggest lingerie, "silk'' is British legal slang for someone who achieves the status of queen's counsel.
Rose Heilbron; the story of England's first woman Queen's Counsel and judge.