Downing alumnus appointed to the Queen's Counsel
Edward Cumming (2001) has been appointed to the Queen’s Counsel (QC) in a ceremony in the Houses of Parliament. Just 34-years-old when the assessment process began, Mr Cumming was officially appointed to the prestigious rank on 26 February, overseen by the Lord Chancellor in Westminster Hall. The award of QC is made for excellence in advocacy in the higher courts of England and Wales.
A commercial chancery barrister, Mr Cumming was born in Worcester and attended The King’s School before his arrival at Downing. During his studies, he was president of the Cambridge Union.
All at Downing College wish to congratulate him on his prestigious appointment.
Published 12 March 2018.