Joshua Rozenberg QC (hon) is Britain’s best-known commentator on the law. He is the only full-time journalist to have been appointed as Queen’s Counsel honoris causa. All other honorary silks since the late 19th century have been practitioners or legal academics.
He is an honorary Master of the Bench (bencher) of Gray’s Inn and a non-executive board member of the Law Commission.
After taking a law degree at Oxford he trained as a solicitor, qualifying in 1976, and holds honorary doctorates in law from the University of Hertfordshire (1999), Nottingham Trent University (2012), the University of Lincoln (2014) and the University of Law (2014).
For more than a decade he has written a twice-monthly column for the Law Society Gazette. From 2010 to 2016, he wrote a weekly commentary for the Guardian website. He now writes a monthly column for The Critic magazine. In 2020, he launched a new blog.