Your Barrister Boyfriend names the 9 ‘hottest’ new QCs

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Tumblr sensation Your Barrister Boyfriend has published a list of the best-looking lawyers who became QCs in yesterday’s new silks round.

The rankings, which follow the “hottest barristers in the Inns of Court” lists which went viral last year, feature nine of the proud new hotshots. They are: Wayne Jordash (DoughtyStreet), Stuart Alford (Serious Fraud Office), David Allison (South Square), Matthew Gearing (Allen & Overy), Stephen Vullo (2 Bedford Row), Patrick Goodall (Fountain Court), Constantine Partasides (Freshfields), Leslie Thomas (Garden Court) and Adam Tolley (Fountain Court).

Disappointingly for women lawyers, there was no place in the list for any of the 18 new female QCs. However, the solicitors branch of the profession will be encouraged by the presence of City arbitration duo Gearing and Partasides — the first time non-barristers have appeared on Your Barrister Boyfriend.

The real star of the list, however, is Doughty Street’s Jordash, who was featured in both the original ’21 Hottest Barristers in London 2013′ and today’s list.

Your Barrister Boyfriend is run by the “Barrister Hottie Experts”, journalist Sonia Van Gilder Cooke and art historian Natalia Naish. When contacted by Legal Cheek this morning, they give an insight into the methodology behind the list:

“Solicitor-advocates: pish posh! If they’re good enough to be a QC, and they’re hot, they’re good enough for our list. Our readers aren’t pedants — they just want dashing hotties.

“As for the lack of women: there were plenty of beauties on the list, but the last thing a woman needs upon achieving silk is for her looks to be dissected and discussed. They’ve probably had enough of that throughout their lives. The men on the other hand…”

The Barrister Hottie Experts recently launched Your Doctor Boyfriend, a new list to rank attractive medics.

The 2014 QC Hottie Special [Your Barrister Boyfriend]