What is another word for solicitor?

Pronunciation: [səlˈɪsɪtə] (IPA)

A solicitor is a legal professional who advises clients on legal matters and represents them in court, mainly in the United Kingdom and some Commonwealth countries. Synonyms for solicitor in the UK include lawyer, attorney, advocate, counsel, notary public, and legal practitioner. Lawyer and attorney are sometimes used interchangeably, although attorney is more commonly used in the United States. In Scotland, a solicitor is known as a Writer to the Signet, while in Australia and New Zealand, the term lawyer is generally used instead of solicitor. Other possible synonyms for solicitor include legal representative, legal adviser, and law professional.

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Usage examples for Solicitor

And first of all, make-for fortunately you have the vacancy,-make young Nelligan your solicitor-general.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
The New York newspaper which had led the attack against me sent an offer, through my London solicitor, of any figure which I might make for my first exclusive statement to the public.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
Father wants me to be a solicitor.
Hugh Walpole

Famous quotes with Solicitor

  • And whether you're an honest man, or whether you're a thief, depends on whose solicitor has given me my brief.
    Benjamin Franklin
  • I think the nine justices think the solicitor general is the 35th clerk.
    Elena Kagan
  • It's not that there are no masters, but that there are many. And the job of the solicitor general is to balance those masters and to accommodate them all, each in their proper places, wisely and well and in so doing to represent the people of the United States.
    Elena Kagan
  • The option of solicitor advocacy came on the scene a bit too late for me.
    Len G. Murray
  • Whenever you wish to do anything against the law, Cicely, always consult a good solicitor first.
    George Bernard Shaw

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