Attorney General: going for Goldsmith
On 11 June, 2001, Lord Goldsmith QC’s distinguished career as a commercial barrister at the Bar came to a sudden end. The occasion for this career change…
On 11 June, 2001, Lord Goldsmith QC’s distinguished career as a commercial barrister at the Bar came to a sudden end. The occasion for this career change was his appointment as Attorney General. By that time Goldsmith was well known within the legal profession, both for his abilities as a commercial silk and as a former Chairman of the Bar Council. In his new role he swiftly rose to become a national figure.
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