Cherie Blair

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Cherie Blair (Cherie Booth) QC is a barrister and the wife of former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair.


Having studied law at university, Blair was called to the Bar in 1976 and appointed a Queens Counsel in 1995. She is a founding member of Matrix Chambers.[1]

Blair is currently the chair of Omnia Strategy LLP and the founder of Cherie Blair Foundation for Women.[2]


Stood as a Labour parliamentary candidate in Margate in 1983.[3]

Personal life

Cherie met Tony Blair when they were both training at their first chambers. They married in 1980 and have four children together.[1]






  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Cherie Blair About Cherie, accessed 24 March 2015
  2. 2.0 2.1 Linkedin Cherie Blair, accessed 24 March 2015
  3. Peter Hitchen "Neither a Follower nor a Trender be..." My reply to John Rentoul's Remonstrance Mail on Sunday, 20 November 2013, accessed 24 March 2015
  4. Antonia Molloy Tony Blair's son Euan could be parachuted into safe Labour seat at expense of veteran Bootle MP Joe Benton Independent, 11 April 2014, accessed 24 March 2015
  5. Your next MP Bootle, accessed 24 March 2015