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Counsel vs. Barrister

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Counselnoun

The exchange of opinions and advice especially in legal issues; consultation.

Barristernoun

A lawyer with the right to speak and argue as an advocate in higher lawcourts.

Counselnoun

Exercise of judgment; prudence.

Barristernoun

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.

Counselnoun

Advice; guidance.

Barristernoun

a British lawyer who speaks in the higher courts of law

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Counselnoun

Deliberate purpose; design; intent; scheme; plan.

Barristernoun

a person called to the bar and entitled to practise as an advocate, particularly in the higher courts.

Counselnoun

(obsolete) A secret opinion or purpose; a private matter.

Barrister

A barrister is a type of lawyer in common law jurisdictions. Barristers mostly specialise in courtroom advocacy and litigation.

Counselnoun

A lawyer, as in Queen's Counsel (QC).

Counselverb

To give advice, especially professional advice.

‘The lawyer counselled his client to remain silent.’; ‘Psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and other mental health professionals counsel clients.’;

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Counselverb

To recommend

Counselnoun

Interchange of opinions; mutual advising; consultation.

‘All the chief priest and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus, to put him to death.’;

Counselnoun

Examination of consequences; exercise of deliberate judgment; prudence.

‘They all confess, therefore, in the working of that first cause, that counsel is used.’;

Counselnoun

Result of consultation; advice; instruction.

‘I like thy counsel; well hast thou advised.’; ‘It was ill counsel had misled the girl.’;

Counselnoun

Deliberate purpose; design; intent; scheme; plan.

‘The counsel of the Lord standeth forever.’; ‘The counsels of the wicked are deceit.’;

Counselnoun

A secret opinion or purpose; a private matter.

‘Thilke lord . . . to whom no counsel may be hid.’;

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Counselnoun

One who gives advice, especially in legal matters; one professionally engaged in the trial or management of a cause in court; also, collectively, the legal advocates united in the management of a case; as, the defendant has able counsel.

‘The King found his counsel as refractory as his judges.’; ‘The players can not keep counsel: they 'll tell all.’;

Counselverb

To give advice to; to advice, admonish, or instruct, as a person.

‘Good sir, I do in friendship counsel youTo leave this place.’;

Counselverb

To advise or recommend, as an act or course.

‘They who counsel war.’; ‘Thus Belial, with words clothed in reason's garb,Counseled ignoble ease and peaceful sloth.’;

Counselnoun

a lawyer who pleads cases in court

Counselnoun

something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action

Counselverb

give advice to;

‘The teacher counsels troubled students’; ‘The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud’;

Counsel

A counsel or a counsellor at law is a person who gives advice and deals with various issues, particularly in legal matters. It is a title often used interchangeably with the title of lawyer.

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