Dame Rose Heilbron QC
|Died||December 8, 2005 (aged 91)|
|Education||The Belvedere School|
University of Liverpool
|Occupation||Lawyer and judge|
|Known for||lots of firsts in UK legal history|
|Spouse(s)||Dr Nathaniel Burstein|
Dame Rose Heilbron DBE QC (19 August 1914 - 8 December 2005) was a British lawyer and judge. In 1949, she became one of the first women to be appointed Queen's Counsel in Britain.
She graduated from Liverpool University in 1935, and became a lawyer in 1939. She was made Queen's Counsel in 1949, and was made a full-time judge in the High Court in 1974. She retired as a judge in 1988.