100 new appointments as Queen’s Counsel, from 225 applicants, were announced on Wednesday 19 February 2014.

The full list of appointments, a press release relating to the announcement, the Selection Panel’s Report on the 2013-14 competition (including monitoring information and statistics) and a document setting out how the QC Selection Panel went about its task can be found below. There is also a summary of the Selection Panel’s Report.

The Silk Ceremony was held on Monday 14 April 2014.

The last date for applicants to submit a complaint about the 2013-14 competition has now passed.

QCA surveyed applicants in the 2013-14 competition to obtain their views about some aspects of the appointment process.  A report of the results is here.

************Profiles of Applicants appointed in 2014 

We have prepared some pen pictures of applicants appointed in 2014. Helen Pitcher OBE, the Chairman of the Selection Panel said “We are very grateful to them for agreeing to participate, and for giving up their time to be interviewed. We hope that their stories will be of interest to prospective applicants in 2015 and beyond”. Please click the link here.

If you require further information please contact the Operations Manager, Bob Gillies or other QCA Secretariat staff on 0207 831 0020 or email enquiries@qcappointments.org.