Five members of Essex Court Chambers appointed Queen’s Counsel

15 March, 2021

Members of Essex Court Chambers warmly congratulate Louise Hutton QCIain Quirk QC, David Davies QCJames Willan QC and Anna Dilnot QC who were all appointed Queen’s Counsel today.

The 2021 silk appointment ceremony is currently delayed due to the pandemic.

The chair of the selection panel Sir Alex Allan said: “We were particularly pleased that for the first year ever, the number of women appointed – 40, which amounts to 34 per cent of the total appointed, is almost equal to the proportion of women in the relevant segment of the profession.”

We look forward to a time when we can safely celebrate their achievements in person and wish them continued success in their careers.