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Synonyms for barrister

Synonyms for barrister

a person who practices law

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a British or Canadian lawyer who speaks in the higher courts of law on behalf of either the defense or prosecution

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When Father Brown began, in his simplicity, to say who he thought the man in the passage was, the barrister told him that he did not want his theories.
All the chief actors being of a worldly importance, the barristers were well balanced; the prosecutor for the Crown was Sir Walter Cowdray, a heavy, but weighty advocate of the sort that knows how to seem English and trustworthy, and how to be rhetorical with reluctance.
We spoke of the fact that in our newly opened Law Courts one could already lay one's finger upon so many talented and remarkable young barristers.
As early as noon, the elitist Shodex Garden, sited at Anthony, Lagos State, had witnessed the arrival of a sizeable number of invited fans of Barrister who came in twos and threes with expectations of catching fun with soulmates.
Earlier, Barrister Latif Khosa, Memon's lawyer, argued that there was no harm in awarding contracts of government advertisements to the electronic and print media.
Islamabad -- Mohammad Naveed, Senior Vice President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry along with Baser Daud, former President ICCI called on Barrister Abid Waheed Sheikh, Managing Director, Pakistan Bait Ul Mal (PBUM) and lauded his valuable services for the nation.
He appreciated Barrister Abid Waheed Sheikh for running some valuable projects to provide various social safety services to orphans, widows, disabled and other needy persons.
The chief justice apprised the members of barrister society about the activities of his recent visit to England.
A Guide to Becoming a Barrister in England and Wales, 3rd Edition
QUETTA -- The principal of University of Balochistan's law college, Barrister Amanullah Achakzai, was shot dead by unknown assailants at Spini Road on Wednesday morning.
Hours will typically be standard oce hours, however, you may be required to work longer hours if a barrister is working on a complex case against a pressing deadline.
AN EMINENT barrister today dismissed claims legal professionals were "fat cats" as he levelled criticism at Chris Grayling's legal aid cuts.
A solicitor would still have to be involved in the case of, for example, court action, but a Chartered Engineer who simply wants advice on a contract, for example, can now instruct a barrister directly.
Top barrister Nigel Lithman QC, chairman of the Criminal Bar Association, says cases will crumble follow-ing a PS220million budget reduction.