Advocacy

Apply for QC appointments 2022

Applications are now open for Queen’s Counsel (QC) appointments. We encourage solicitors with higher rights of audience to apply.

The deadline to apply is 5pm on Thursday 31 March.

Find out why solicitors make excellent QCs

QC status is for excellence in advocacy in the higher courts. It is awarded to advocates who have:

  • rights of audience in the higher courts of England and Wales, and
  • demonstrated the competencies in the competency framework to a standard of excellence

Women, minority ethnic candidates, people with disabilities and other groups that are currently under-represented are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants will hear back about interviews by 9 September 2022.

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