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Pronunciation: [bˈaɹɪstə] (IPA)

A barrister is a legal professional who represents clients in court, providing legal advice and advocacy services. Synonyms for barrister include counsel, lawyer, advocate, attorney, solicitor, legal representative, and legal practitioner. Counsel is often used in reference to a barrister who provides legal advice, while solicitor is used for a lawyer who works in private practice or in-house at a corporation. The terms legal representative, attorney, and lawyer are often used interchangeably to refer to anyone who practices law, but attorney is typically used in the United States while lawyer is more commonly used in the United Kingdom. Advocates are barristers who are able to represent clients in higher courts in Scotland.

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Usage examples for Barrister

The young barrister does not find the transmutation so easy.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
After lunch I told this to my barrister acquaintance; he smiled gently and said he had always thought it such an amusing story.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch
Some of the very best lawyers of the district may consequently be seen at that table, and frequently a barrister or two of standing specially retained is among them.
"Hodge and His Masters"
Richard Jefferies

Famous quotes with Barrister

  • An author must be nothing if he do not love truth; a barrister must be nothing if he do.
    Anthony Trollope

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