25 April 2014

Queen's Counsel statistics

Barristers of at least ten years' Call can apply to the Queen's Counsel Appointments Panel, who select on the basis of excellence in advocacy in the higher courts.

Self employed Queen's Counsel

        

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010 

Self employed Queen's Counsel

1,278

1,223

1,273

1,318

 1,397

Self employed Queen's Counsel by gender

                       

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010 

Male

1,160

1,107

1,146

1,179

 1,245

Female

118

116

127

139

 152

 

Self employed Queen's Counsel by ethnicity

       

 2006

2007

2008

2009

 2010

BME

46

44

49

57

 68

White

1,169

1,120

1,166

1,207

 1,273

No data

63

59

58

54

 56