Queen's Counsel


Definition of Queen's Counsel

: a barrister selected to serve as counsel to the British crown used during the reign of a queen

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1850, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Queen's Counsel was in 1850

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English Language Learners Definition of Queen's Counsel

: a barrister who is chosen to represent the British royal family in a court of law

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