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Solicitor vs. Barrister

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Solicitornoun

One who solicits.

Barristernoun

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

Solicitornoun

In many common law jurisdictions, a type of lawyer whose traditional role is to offer legal services to clients apart from acting as their advocate in court. A solicitor instructs a barrister to act as an advocate for their client in court, although rights of audience for solicitors vary according to jurisdiction.

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.

Solicitornoun

In English Canada and in parts of Australia, a type of lawyer who historically held the same role as above, but whose role has in modern times been merged with that of a barrister.

Barristernoun

a British lawyer who speaks in the higher courts of law

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Solicitornoun

In parts of the U.S., the chief legal officer of a city, town or other jurisdiction.

Barristernoun

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

Solicitornoun

(North America) A person soliciting sales, especially door to door.

Barrister

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

Solicitornoun

One who solicits.

Solicitornoun

An attorney or advocate; one who represents another in court; - formerly, in English practice, the professional designation of a person admitted to practice in a court of chancery or equity. See the Note under Attorney.

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Solicitornoun

a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes

Solicitornoun

a British lawyer who gives legal advice and prepares legal documents

Solicitornoun

a member of the legal profession qualified to deal with conveyancing, the drawing up of wills, and other legal matters. A solicitor may also instruct barristers and represent clients in some courts.

Solicitornoun

the chief law officer of a city, town, or government department.

Solicitornoun

a person who tries to obtain business orders, advertising, etc.; a canvasser

β€˜she had been a telephone solicitor for a Chicago newspaper’;

Solicitor

A solicitor is a legal practitioner who traditionally deals with most of the legal matters in some jurisdictions. A person must have legally-defined qualifications, which vary from one jurisdiction to another, to be described as a solicitor and enabled to practise there as such.

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