Cherie Blair CBE, KC

Cherie Blair CBE, KC is a leading King’s Counsel with over 35 years’ experience.  She studied law at the London School of Economics (LSE) and is the Founder and Chair of the pioneering law firm Omnia Strategy where she focuses on cross-border dispute resolution, commercial arbitration, mediation and human rights.

Cherie is a strong advocate for women’s rights and in 2008 she founded the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women. The Foundation promotes the financial independence of women in low and middle income countries so that they can be financially independent; have a stronger voice in their societies; and, contribute to their communities. Since then, the Foundation has had a significant and measurable impact on the lives of more than 230,000 women entrepreneurs in 105 countries especially in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. 

Cherie is actively involved in the Foundation, travelling internationally to visit projects and donors and to advocate for women entrepreneurs globally.

Cherie was awarded a CBE in the 2013 New Year’s Honours List for services to women’s issues and to charities in both the UK and overseas. She is the wife of former Prime Minister, Tony Blair. They have 4 children and 8 grandchildren.


What does “paving the way” for future generations mean to Cherie?

“Learning the lessons from the past whilst inspiring an achievable and better future for a truly diverse legal profession.”

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