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  1. Margaret Thatcher
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    Margaret Thatcher

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    Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, LGOMPCFRS (née Roberts, 13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013) was a British politician, who 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 currently the only woman to have held the office. A Soviet journalist dubbed 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.


  2. Cherie Blair
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    Cherie Blair

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    Theresa Cara Blair, CBE, QC (née Booth; born 23 September 1954) is a British barrister. She is married to the former prime minister, Tony Blair.


  3. Clarissa Dickson-Wright
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    Clarissa Dickson-Wright

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    Clarissa Dickson Wright (24 June 1947 – 15 March 2014) was an English celebrity chef, television personality, writer, businesswoman, and former barrister (the youngest person to be called to the Bar at the time). She was best known as one-half, along with Jennifer Paterson, of the Two Fat Ladies television cooking programme. She was also an accredited cricket umpire and one of only two women to become a Guild Butcher.


  4. Timothy King
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    Timothy King

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    Sir Timothy Roger Alan King (born 5 April 1949), styled The Hon. Mr Justice King, is a judge of the High Court of England and Wales assigned to the Queen's Bench Division.


  5. Clive Anderson
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    Clive Anderson

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    Clive Anderson (born 10 December 1952) is an English television and radio presenter, comedy writer and former barrister. Winner of a British Comedy Award in 1991, Anderson began experimenting with comedy and writing comedic scripts during his 15-year law career, before starring in Whose Line Is It Anyway? on BBC Radio 4, then later Channel 4. He has also been successful with a number of radio programmes, television interviews and guest appearances on Have I Got News for You, Mock the Week and QI. He has also recently appeared on Alexander Armstrong's TV panel show 'Alexander Armstrong's Big Ask'


  6. Julian Malins
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    Julian Malins

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    Julian Malins (1 May 1950), MA, QC, is a British barrister, Farrington Ward Councillor of the City of London and a Governor of the Museum of London.


  7. Andrew Thomas Turton Peterson
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    Andrew Thomas Turton Peterson

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    Andrew Thomas Turton Peterson (1813 – 1906) was an Anglo-Indian barrister, spiritualist, socialist and amateur architect.


  8. Justine Thornton
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    Justine Thornton

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    Justine Thornton (born 25 September 1970) is an English lawyer specializing in environmental law. She is the wife of Ed Miliband, the former Leader of the Labour Party. She is a former child actress who appeared in Dramarama and Hardwicke House.


  9. Bryan Guinness, 2nd Baron Moyne
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    Bryan Guinness, 2nd Baron Moyne

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    Bryan Walter Guinness, 2nd Baron Moyne (27 October 1905 – 6 July 1992), was an heir to part of the Guinness family brewing fortune, lawyer, poet and novelist. He married Diana Mitford, but later divorced her.


  10. Shaun Wallace
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    Shaun Wallace

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    Shaun Anthony Linford Wallace (born 2June 1960) is an English television personality and a barrister. He is best known as a "Chaser" on the ITV quiz show The Chase, where his nicknames are "The Dark Destroyer", "The Barrister" and "The Legal Eagle". Wallace is also a part-time lecturer and often visits schools, colleges and other institutions to educate students on the many aspects of law. In 2004, he won Mastermind and was ranked 286th in the World Quizzing Championships in 2012.


  11. Princess Badiya bint El Hassan
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    Princess Badiya bint El Hassan

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    Princess Badiya bint Hassan (born 28 March 1974 in Amman, Jordan) is a Jordanian princess. Her father is Prince Hassan bin Talal and her mother is Princess Sarvath El Hassan.


  12. Georgina Bouzova
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    Georgina Bouzova

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    Georgina Bouzová (born 1 June 1976) is an English television actress best known for her former role as Ellen Zitek in the BBC One medical drama Casualty. Previously, Bouzová had a number of minor television roles including in Doctors, Mile High, The Bill and Murder in Suburbia.


  13. Khaled Edward Blair
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    Khaled Edward Blair

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    Khaled Edward Blair (né Edward Blair) was born in London, England in 1975, to Douglas Blair Q.C. and his wife Diana Blair.


  14. Jack Straw
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    Jack Straw

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    John Whitaker Straw (born 3 August 1946) is a British politician who served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Blackburn from 1979 to 2015. Straw served in the Cabinet from 1997 to 2010 under the governments of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. He held two of the traditional Great Offices of State, as Home Secretary from 1997 to 2001 and Foreign Secretary from 2001 to 2006 under Blair. From 2007 to 2010 he served as Lord Chancellor and the Secretary of State for Justice throughout Brown's Premiership. Straw is one of only three individuals to have served in Cabinet continuously under the Labour government from 1997 to 2010.


  15. Roger Bushell
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    Roger Bushell

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    Squadron Leader Roger Joyce Bushell RAF (30 August 1910 – 29 March 1944) was an Auxiliary Air Force pilot who organised and led an escape from Stalag Luft III, a German prisoner of war camp. He was a victim of the Stalag Luft III murders. The escape was used as the basis for the film The Great Escape. The character played by Richard Attenborough, Roger Bartlett, is modelled on Roger Bushell.


  16. Neil Hamilton
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    Neil Hamilton

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    Mostyn Neil Hamilton (born 9 March 1949) is a Welsh politician and former barrister, teacher, and Conservative MP for the Tatton constituency from 1983 to 1997. In 1997, after becoming involved in a political scandal known as the Cash-for-questions affair, Hamilton was defeated and left politics until 2011 when he was elected to the National Executive Committee of the UK Independence Party. Hamilton and his wife Christine became media celebrities. In Who's Who, Hamilton is described as a writer, actor, broadcaster and entertainer.


  17. Riz Mokal
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    Riz Mokal

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    Riz Mokal is Senior Counsel at the World Bank and heads the Bank's Global Initiative on Insolvency and Creditor/Debtor Regimes. The Initiative has responsibility for ensuring the relevance and responsive to current circumstances of the Bank's Principles for Effective Insolvency and Creditor Rights Systems. The Principles, together with the Legislative Guide on Insolvency Law compiled by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, constitute the unified international best practice standard in this domain. They form the basis on which the Bank is mandated to undertake assessments and advise on the reform of enterprise credit formation and distress resolution regimes around the world. As part of the Initiative, Mokal has assessed and advised on the reform of jurisdictions in Middle East, Africa, Central and South Asia, and Eastern Europe.


  18. Alfred St. George Hamersley
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    Alfred St. George Hamersley

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    Alfred St. George Hamersley (8 October 1848 – 25 February 1929) was a nineteenth-century solicitor and entrepreneur of great renown, an English MP, and an English rugby union international who played in the first ever international match. He went on to captain his country's team, and later was instrumental in establishing the sport in the south of New Zealand and in British Columbia.


  19. F. E. Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead
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    F. E. Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead

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    Frederick Edwin Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead GCSI PC KC (12 July 1872 – 30 September 1930), best known to history as F. E. Smith, was a British Conservative statesman and lawyer who attained high office in the early 20th century, most notably Lord Chancellor. He was a skilled orator, noted for his staunch opposition to Irish nationalism, his wit, pugnacious views, and hard living and drinking. He is perhaps best remembered today as Winston Churchill's greatest personal and political friend until Birkenhead's death at age fifty-eight from pneumonia caused by cirrhosis of the liver.


  20. Nicholas Hamblen
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    Nicholas Hamblen

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    Sir Nicholas Archibald Hamblen (born 23 September 1957), styled The Hon. Mr Justice Hamblen, is a Justice of the High Court of Justice of England and Wales. He was previously a QC, specialising in commercial law.


  21. Henry Sylvester-Williams
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    Henry Sylvester-Williams

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    Henry Sylvester Williams (15 February 1869 – 26 March 1911) was a Trinidadian lawyer, councillor and writer, most noted for his involvement in the Pan-African Movement. As a young man he went to North America to further his education, and subsequently to Britain, where in 1897 he formed an "African Association" to challenge paternalism, racism and imperialism; the association aimed to "promote and protect the interests of all subjects claiming African descent, wholly or in part, in British colonies and other place, especially Africa, by circulating accurate information on all subjects affecting their rights and privileges as subjects of the British Empire, by direct appeals to the Imperial and local Governments." In 1900 Williams organised the First Pan-African Conference, held at Westminster Hall in London. In 1903 he went to practise as a barrister in South Africa, becoming the first black man to be called to the bar in the Cape Colony.


  22. Joanna Toch
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    Joanna Toch

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    Joanna Patricia Toch (born 13 October 1961) (LLB Hons) is a British Olympian, a practising Barrister and a Legal 500 expert in family law. She is a member of the Chambers of Mr Ami Feder at Lamb Building, Temple, and has been involved in a number of high-profile cases now cited as precedent in UK family and children's law.


  23. John Mortimer
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    John Mortimer

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    Sir John Clifford Mortimer, CBE, QC (21 April 1923 – 16 January 2009) was an English barrister, dramatist, screenwriter and author.


  24. John Bertrand Watson
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    John Bertrand Watson

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    Sir (John) Bertrand Watson (16 May 1878 – 16 February 1948) was an English lawyer, Chief Metropolitan Magistrate and Liberal Party politician.


  25. H.H. Asquith
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    H.H. Asquith

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    Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith KG PC KC (12 September 1852 – 15 February 1928), served as the Liberal Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916. Until 5 January 1988, he had been the longest continuously serving Prime Minister in the 20th century.


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