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List of famous barristers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top barristers in the world? This includes the most prominent barristers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable barristers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic barristers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned barristers.

List people include Margaret Thatcher, Judah P. Benjamin and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known barristers to the lesser known barristers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the barrister field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous barristers ever?" and "What are the names of famous barristers?" then you're in the right place.
Margaret Thatcher is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Barristers
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Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, LG, OM, PC, FRS was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and is the only woman to have held the office. A Soviet journalist called her the "Iron Lady", a nickname that became associated with her uncompromising politics and leadership style. As Prime Minister, she implemented policies that have come to be known as Thatcherism. Originally a research chemist before becoming a barrister, Thatcher was elected Member of Parliament for Finchley in 1959. Edward Heath appointed her Secretary of State for ...more

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Tony Blair is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Barristers
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Anthony Charles Lynton Blair is a British Labour Party politician who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007. He now runs a consultancy business and performs charitable work. Blair was the Member of Parliament for Sedgefield from 1983 to 2007 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007. Blair led Labour to a landslide victory in the 1997 general election, winning 418 seats, the most the party has ever held. The party went on to win two more elections under his leadership: in 2001, in which it won another landslide victory, and in 2005, with a reduced majority. Blair was elected Labour Party leader in the leadership election of July 1994, following the ...more

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Jawaharlal Nehru is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Barristers
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Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics for much of the 20th century. He emerged as the paramount leader of the Indian independence movement under the tutelage of Mahatma Gandhi and ruled India from its establishment as an independent nation in 1947 until his death in office in 1964. Nehru is considered to be the architect of the modern Indian nation-state: a sovereign, socialist, secular, and democratic republic. During his lifetime, he was popularly known as Pandit Nehru or as Panditji, while many Indian children knew him as "Uncle Nehru". The son of Motilal Nehru, a prominent lawyer and nationalist statesman and Swaroop Rani, Nehru ...more

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Ned Sherrin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Barristers
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Edward George "Ned" Sherrin, CBE was an English broadcaster, author and stage director. He qualified as a barrister and then worked in independent television before joining the BBC. He appeared in a variety of radio and television satirical shows and theatre shows, some of which he also directed. ...more

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