Meaning of “QC” in the English Dictionary
Abbreviation for Queen’s Counsel: a British lawyer of high rank:
A QC is a senior barrister.
England and Wales
The Attorney-General, Solicitor-General, and King’s Serjeants were King’s Counsel in Ordinary in the Kingdom of England. The first Queen’s Counsel Extraordinary was Sir Francis Bacon, who was given a patent giving him precedence at the Bar in 1597, and formally styled King’s Counsel in 1603.
Persons are also divided into citizens, (q.v.) and aliens, (q.v.)when viewed with regard totheir political rights. When they are considered in relation to their civil rights, they are living orcivil…
Source: In Propria Persona (Person).