Barrister

A barrister (also known as barrister-at-law or Bar-at-law) is a member of one of the two classes of lawyer found in many common law jurisdictions with split legal professions. Barristers specialize in courtroom advocacy, drafting legal pleadings, and giving expert legal opinions. They can be contrasted with solicitors – the other class of lawyer...
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Barrister

A lawyer qualified to plead for a client in court.
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Barrister

• (n.) Counselor at law; a counsel admitted to plead at the bar, and undertake the public trial of causes, as distinguished from an attorney or solicitor. See Attorney.
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Barrister

(n) Barrister is the person who is graduated in law and passed the required training , qualification or examination for appearing before the court as attorney or as lawyer. In UK only a Barrister can plead at the bar where as other law graduates can perform all legal works other than appearing in a court.
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Barrister

(see Counsel; Silk) A member of the bar: a lawyer entitled to represent clients in all the courts
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barrister

noun a British lawyer who speaks in the higher courts of law
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Barrister

Bar'ris·ter noun [ From Bar , noun ] Counselor at law; a counsel admitted to plead at the bar, and undertake the public trial of causes, as distinguished from an attorney or solicitor. See Attorney . [ Eng.]
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Barrister

A barrister is a legal practitioner in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The name comes from the process of being called to the Bar during their training. Barristers represent individuals in court, and provide them with specialist legal advice. Barristers must usually be instructed (hired) through a solicitor, but a change to the rules in 2004 m...
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Barrister

A barrister is a legal practitioner in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The name comes from the process of being called to the Bar during their training. Barristers represent individuals in court, and provide them with specialist legal advice. Barristers must usually be instructed (hired) through a solicitor, but a change to the rules in 2004 m...
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Barrister

A lawyer who has been called to the Bar and has the right to represent clients in court. As a general rule, barristers cannot take instructions direct from the public who must first instruct a solicitor. The full title is barrister-at-law, commonly referred to as Counsel.
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Barrister

A lawyer who presents cases in higher courts.
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barrister

barrister: see attorney.
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Barrister

Barristers are instructed by solicitors. They specialise in a particular field of law and can present a case in any court (compare a solicitor whose rights to speak in court are limited)
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Barrister

English law. A counsellor admitted to plead at the bar.
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Barrister

In Great Britain, a lawyer who may argue cases in superior courts. Compare: litigator
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barrister

In the UK, a lawyer qualified by study at the Inns of Court to plead for a client in court. In Scotland such lawyers are called
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barrister

In the UK, a lawyer qualified by study at the Inns of Court to plead for a client in court. In Scotland such lawyers are called advocates. Barristers also undertake the writing of opinions on the prospects of a case before trial. They act for clients through the intermediary of solicitors. In the USA an attorney may serve the functions of barrister...
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barrister

one of the two types of practicing lawyers in England, the other being the solicitor. In general, barristers engage in advocacy (trial work) and ... [6 related articles]
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barrister

[n] - a British lawyer who speaks in the higher courts of law
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