Q&A: What does Q.C. mean?

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Above: Lawson Creamer Partner Kelly VanBuskirk received his QC designation in October.

Q: What does Q.C. mean?

A: Q.C. stands for Queen’s Counsel. It is a designation conferred upon a lawyer in recognition of exemplary merit and contribution to the legal profession.

In New Brunswick, recipients are selected by a committee including the Chief Justice of New Brunswick, the Attorney General, and the President of the Law Society of New Brunswick.

The designation is conferred at a ceremony held at the legislative assembly in Fredericton.

 

 

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