Queen’s Counsel

Queen’s Counsel

Queen’s Counsel Word Origin noun

  1. King’s Counsel.

Origin of Queen’s Counsel First recorded in 1855–60 British Dictionary definitions for queen’s counsel Queen’s Counsel noun

  1. (in England when the sovereign is female) a barrister or advocate appointed Counsel to the Crown on the recommendation of the Lord Chancellor, entitled to sit within the bar of the court and to wear a silk gownAlso called (when the sovereign is male): King’s Counsel

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