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Author Heilbron, Hilary.
Title Rose Heilbron [electronic resource] : the story of England's first woman Queen's Counsel and judge / Hilary Heilbron.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Childhood -- Liverpool University and Gray's Inn -- Becoming a barrister -- Developing a practice at the bar -- The end of the war and marriage -- Becoming a mother and taking silk -- The Cameo murder trials -- Adjustment to motherhood and in demand as a speaker -- Getting into her stride in silk -- Welcome and unwelcome publicity and another famous murder trial -- A series of high-profile cases -- Rose cements her reputation -- A series of triumphs : on the brink of legal history once more -- An unwitting public persona -- First woman judge and a trip to Benin -- Premieres, parades, parklands and practice -- A flourishing practice and a royal invitation to lunch -- Some new experiences -- Temporary disappointments and long-term achievements -- Another landmark case -- The last years at the bar -- The start of judicial life -- The rape report and more honours -- Settling into judicial life -- The final years before retirement -- Retirement.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Heilbron, Rose, 1914-2005.
Women judges -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Judges -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Women lawyers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Lawyers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781849464017 1849464014 (DLC) 2012540205
ISBN 1782250271 (electronic bk.)
9781782250272 (electronic bk.)
9781849464017 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1849464014 (hbk. : alk. paper)
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