Academic Expert Elizabeth Wilmshurst CMG to be appointed Honorary Queen’s Counsel

Doughty Street Chambers warmly congratulates our colleague and Academic Expert Elizabeth Wilmshurst upon her appointment as Honorary Queen’s Counsel (QC Honoris Causa). Honorary QCs are awarded to those who have made a major contribution to the law of England and Wales, outside practice in the courts.

Elizabeth Wilmshurst CMG is a solicitor, distinguished Fellow of Chatham House and an Academic Expert member of Doughty Street Chambers. She is recognised internationally for her outstanding contribution in the field of public international law, and particularly in the influential role she played in the establishment of the International Criminal Court. Elizabeth is also the founder of the International Law Programme at Chatham House and was Visiting Professor in International Criminal Law at University College London.