John Steel Inspired By Marianne Steel

Published 13th December 2018
In an exclusive interview with First 100 Years, John Steel QC discusses how he was inspired to become a barrister by his mother, Marianne Steel (who practised under her maiden name and second name, Val Rees). Called to the Bar in 1978, John is a barrister at 39 Essex Chambers and was appointed Silk in 1993. He was the first person called to the Bar at Gray’s Inn whose parents were both members of Gray’s Inn.