British Women Lawyers

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Throughout history, there have been many British women who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great British female such as Amal Alamuddin, Cherie Blair, Harriet Harman, Margaret Mountford, Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond.
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Amal Clooney
(Lebanese-British Barrister Specialising in International Law and Human Rights & the Wife of Actor George Clooney)
Amal Clooney
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Birthdate: February 3, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon

Amal Clooney is a Lebanese-British barrister, specializing in human rights and international law. Her clients include popular and influential personalities like Yulia Tymoshenko, Nadia Murad, and Julian Assange. Her work and philanthropic activities gained media coverage after her wedding to actor George Clooney. The Clooneys are well-known philanthropists and are founders of the Clooney Foundation for Justice.

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Cherie Blair
(Wife of Former British Prime Minister 'Tony Blair')
Cherie Blair
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Birthdate: September 23, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bury, England

Apart from being the wife of former UK prime minister Tony Blair, Cherie Blair is also a successful attorney in her own right. The daughter of actor Tony Booth, she is has also taught at the University of Westminster. She is associated with charitable campaigns on breast cancer and other causes, too.

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Anna Soubry
(British Barrister, Journalist and Member of Parliament for Broxtowe (2010 - 2019))
Anna Soubry
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Birthdate: December 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England

Anna Soubry is a British journalist, barrister, and former politician. A vocal critic of Brexit, Soubry left the Conservative Party in February 2019 in order to join the Independent Group for Change (Change UK). Subsequently, Anna Soubry was appointed as the party's leader before the disbandment of Change UK following the party's failure at the December 2019 general election.

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Harriet Harman
(Politician, Lawyer, Solicitor)
Harriet Harman
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Birthdate: July 30, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London

Harriet Harman is an English solicitor and politician who has been serving as a Member of Parliament for Camberwell and Peckham since 1982. An influential and popular politician, Harman has served in several Shadow Cabinet as well as Cabinet positions. Under Tony Blair, Harman served as the Secretary of State for Employment, Shadow Social Security Secretary, and Shadow Health Secretary.

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Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond
(British Judge Who Served as President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom)
Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond
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Birthdate: January 31, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leeds, England

Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond, is a British judge. In 2004, she became the first woman to be appointed as a Law Lord in the House of Lords. In 2017, Brenda Hale became the first woman to serve as the president of the United Kingdom's Supreme Court, a position which she served until her retirement in 2020.

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Ophelia Dahl
(Social justice and health care advocate)
Ophelia Dahl
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Birthdate: May 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oxford, England
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Elizabeth Butler-Sloss, Baroness Butler-Sloss
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Birthdate: August 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Buckinghamshire

Born into a family of lawyers and being the daughter of a High Court judge, Elizabeth Butler-Sloss was destined to take up law as a profession. She not only became the fourth female High Court judge but was also the first female Lord Justice of Appeal.

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Margaret Mountford
(Lawyer, Businessperson)
Margaret Mountford
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Birthdate: November 24, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Holywood

Initially a lawyer, Margaret Mountford was also associated with the companies Amstrad and Georgica. She gained popularity as a TV personality after her appearance in The Apprentice UK. She has also presented several documentaries and has worked for causes such as the promotion of Hellenic studies and Egypt exploration.

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Jacqueline Bhabha
(She is the Jeremiah Smith, Jr. lecturer in law at Harvard Law School and teaches public policy at Harvard Kennedy School)
Jacqueline Bhabha
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Birthdate: 1951 AD
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Constance Briscoe
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Birthdate: May 18, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: England

Born to Jamaican immigrants in the UK, Constance Briscoe had an inspiring rags-to-riches story of growing up in an abusive household and then financing her education to become one of the first Black female judicial officers in the UK. She, however, was later jailed for lying to the police.

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Jacqueline McKenzie
(Human rights lawyer specialising in migration)
Jacqueline McKenzie
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Birthplace: United Kingdom