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List of notable or famous lawyers from England, with bios and photos, including the top lawyers born in England and even some popular lawyers who immigrated to England. If you're trying to find out the names of famous English lawyers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These lawyers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known lawyer from England is included when available.

List includes Brenda Hale, John Donne and more. Featuring popular British attorneys and more, this list has it all. 

This historic lawyers from England list can help answer the questions "Who are some English lawyers of note?" and "Who are the most famous lawyers from England?" These prominent lawyers of England may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected English lawyers.

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Anthony Allen

Anthony Allen was an English lawyer and antiquary ...more

Birthplace: Much Hadham, United Kingdom

Bartholomew Gosnold is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Lawyers from England
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Bartholomew Gosnold was an English lawyer, explorer, and privateer who was instrumental in founding the Virginia Company of London, and Jamestown in colonial America. He led the first recorded European expedition to Cape Cod. He is considered by Preservation Virginia to be the "prime mover of the ...more

Age: Died at 35 (1572-1607)

Birthplace: Grundisburgh, England

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Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Lawyers from England
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Brenda Marjorie Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond, DBE, QC, PC, FBA is a British legal academic, barrister, judge, and Deputy President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. In 2004, she joined the House of Lords as a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary. She is the only woman ever to have been appointed ...more

Age: 73

Birthplace: Yorkshire, Eurasia, United Kingdom, England

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Bulstrode Whitelocke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Lawyers from England
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Sir Bulstrode Whitelocke was an English lawyer, writer, parliamentarian and Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England. ...more

Age: Died at 70 (1605-1675)

Birthplace: Europe, Eurasia, United Kingdom, England, Great Britain

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