Cherie Booth KC
About Cherie Booth KC
Cherie Booth KC, CBE is a barrister, mother of four children and the wife of the former British Prime Minister, Rt Hon Tony Blair. She is acclaimed in her own right as one of the country's most distinguished and successful human rights lawyers, in which capacity she co-founded Matrix Chambers.
Her many other roles include the Chancellorship of Liverpool John Moores University and the Governorship of the LSE and the Open University. She is also a part-time judge and a tireless campaigner for charity and other worthy causes, Cherie Booth is the President of Bernardo's and the Patron of numerous organisations. She is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, a Doctor of Laws, and a Fellow of the International Society of Lawyers for Public Service.
Cherie Booth has actively supported the development of strong, positive relations with China, accompanying the Prime Minister on his visits to the country and taking part in many activities there in her own right, for example, playing the role of a judge at the British Law Week in Beijing.