Definitions for king's counsel
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word king's counsel
Counsel to the Crown when the British monarch is a king
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
or Queen's Counsel are those barristers in England and Ireland who, having been successful in their profession have received the letters-patent conferring that title and right of precedence in all courts; the appointment is honorary and for life, but in acting against the Crown a Q.C. must obtain leave by special license, which is always granted.
Find a translation for the king's counsel definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these king's counsel definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"king's counsel." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 6 Oct. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/king's counsel>.