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List of famous solicitors, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top solicitors in the world? This includes the most prominent solicitors, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable solicitors is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic solicitors 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 solicitors.

Items include everything from Ian Gow to Rosemary Nelson.

From reputable, prominent, and well known solicitors to the lesser known solicitors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the solicitor field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous solicitors ever?" and "What are the names of famous solicitors?" then you're in the right place. (188 items)

Ted Cruz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz is the junior United States Senator from Texas. Elected in 2012 as a Republican, he is the first Hispanic or Cuban American to serve as a U.S. Senator from ...more

Trey Gowdy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
Harold Watson "Trey" Gowdy III is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district since 2011. He is a member of the ...more

Edward Elgar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet, OM, GCVO was an English composer, many of whose works have entered the British and international classical concert repertoire. Among his best-known ...more

Ian Gow is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
Ian Reginald Edward Gow, TD was a British Conservative politician and solicitor. While serving as Member of Parliament for Eastbourne, he was assassinated by the Provisional Irish Republican ...more

Michael Kirby is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
Michael Donald Kirby AC, CMG is an Australian jurist and academic who is a former Justice of the High Court of Australia, serving from 1996 to 2009. He has remained active in retirement: in May ...more

Rosemary Nelson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
Rosemary Nelson was a prominent Irish human rights solicitor who was assassinated by an Ulster loyalist paramilitary group in 1999. A bomb exploded under her car at her home in Lurgan, Northern ...more

John Howard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
John Winston Howard, OM, AC, was the 25th Prime Minister of Australia, from 11 March 1996 to 3 December 2007. He is the second longest-serving Australian prime minister, after Sir Robert ...more

Fiona Shackleton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
Fiona Sara Shackleton, Baroness Shackleton of Belgravia LVO is an English solicitor, who has represented members of the British Royal Family and celebrities, including Sir Paul McCartney and ...more

Neal Katyal is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
Neal Kumar Katyal is an American lawyer and chaired professor of law. He served as Acting Solicitor General of the United States from May 2010 until June 2011. As Acting Solicitor General, ...more

Conrad Smith is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
Conrad Gerard Smith is a New Zealand rugby union footballer. He plays predominantly at Centre. He captains the Hurricanes in Super Rugby, and plays for New Zealand internationally, with whom he ...more

Dave Rowntree is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
David Alexander De Horne Rowntree is an English musician, as well as a solicitor, animator, and political activist. He is best known as the drummer for the rock band Blur.

Rex Makin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
Rex Makin
Elkan Rex Makin, usually known as Rex Makin, is a solicitor and philanthropist who has practised in Liverpool, England, for over sixty years. He is most noted for his involvement with the ...more

Peter Milliken is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
Peter Andrew Stewart Milliken PC OC is a Canadian lawyer and politician. He was a member of the Canadian House of Commons from 1988 until his retirement in 2011 and served as Speaker of the ...more

Andrew Leigh is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
Andrew Keith Leigh is an Australian politician and former professor of economics at the Australian National University. He has been a Labor member of the Australian House of Representatives ...more

Paul Clement is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
Paul Drew Clement is a former United States Solicitor General and current Georgetown University law professor. He is also an adjunct professor at New York University School of Law. He was ...more

Leycester Meares is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
The Honourable [Charles] Leycester Devenish Meares AC CMG QC was an Australian judge, patron of the arts and chairman and benefactor of the national child safety organisation Kidsafe.

Mobina Jaffer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
Mobina S. B. Jaffer, QC is a Canadian Senator representing British Columbia. She is the first South Asian woman appointed to the Upper House. Born to an Indian family living in Africa, Jaffer ...more

Stephen Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
Stephen Francis Smith is a former Australian politician who was a Labor member of the Australian House of Representatives from March 1993 to August 2013, representing the Division of Perth in ...more

George Newhouse is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
George Newhouse is an Australian human rights lawyer, a former local councillor and political activist. He was Mayor of Waverley in the eastern suburbs of Sydney from 2006 to 2007, and the ...more

Richard Cecil Cook is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
The Hon. Mr Justice Richard Cecil Cook was an Australian judge and a member of the Industrial Commission of New South Wales.

Anjem Choudary is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
Anjem Choudary is a British Muslim social and political activist. He was previously a solicitor and served as the chairman of the Society of Muslim Lawyers, and, until it was proscribed, as the ...more

Owen Barfield is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
Owen Barfield was a British philosopher, author, poet, and critic. Barfield was born in London. He was educated at Highgate School and Wadham College, Oxford and in 1920 received a first class ...more

Horton Williams is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
The Honourable Horton Clement Williams QC is a retired judge of the Supreme Court of South Australia.

Sian Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
Sian Lloyd is a Welsh television news presenter, currently working for BBC Wales.

Paul Boateng is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Solicitors
Paul Yaw Boateng, Baron Boateng is a British Labour Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament for Brent South from 1987 to 2005, becoming the UK's first mixed-race Cabinet Minister in ...more