Deok Joo Rhee QC becomes first Korean-Briton to be appointed Queen's Counsel (The Korea Times)

A Korean-born British lawyer has been appointed a Queen's Counsel (QC) for the first time in the country's history.

Deok Joo Rhee, a 43-year-old barrister in London, was one of 113 lawyers appointed as QC. The appointment ceremony was held at Westminster Hall on Monday 13th February 2017.

The title of QC, also known as "silk", is bestowed upon the most capable lawyers with a proven mastery in law and ability to argue cases successfully in court in various Commonwealth jurisdictions.

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