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Earnings potential is still a higher draw for would-be solicitors than for barristers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Why did the defence barrister do it that way? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The change would also ensure that solicitors and barristers are paid the same for the same work. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Defence barristers say they are also experiencing problems in getting legal aid funding to fight cases. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But their barristers pleaded for some leniency. The Sun (2013)The allegation ignores the content of the interviews conducted with barristers and judges. Times, Sunday Times (2006)One defence barrister walked out in disgust. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Her barrister tells the court that hers is a genuinely sad story. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That there are more potential solicitors and barristers than there are positions is not in question. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Fellow barristers and judges encouraged him to apply. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And then the barrister gets into court and shows off. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In the past two years it has retained all its trainee solicitors and pupil barristers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)At least three barristers and two judges have been attacked by defendants in recent years. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In trials with multiple defendants there may be restrictions on the number of defence barristers who could question a witness. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Some will go down the route of setting up companies to bid for work and compete with other barristers or solicitors. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The total includes the cost of barristers and MoD lawyers. The Sun (2013)He was suspended from working for a year and avoided a jail term after his barrister pleaded that his career was in ruins. Times, Sunday Times (2007)As a defence barrister said, joint enterprise is the law but not natural justice. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She took notes for him when he appeared as a barrister at court in Exeter. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We are only around the corner from the crown court so we get judges and barristers in as well as families of defendants. The Sun (2014)About 64 young solicitors and barristers have taken part. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I write on the pads which court barristers write on. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There may also be differences in premiums for a publican and a landlord, or a barrister and lawyer. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In court they were both represented by a barrister and lawyer and required the services of an Arabic interpreter throughout. The Sun (2015)The defence barrister, on the other hand, was shrewd and devastatingly persuasive. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: barrister NOUN
A barrister is a lawyer who represents clients in the higher courts of law.
- American English: barrister
- Brazilian Portuguese: advogado que defende clientes em cortes superiores
- Chinese: > 大律师英格兰和威尔士的
- European Spanish: abogado
- French: avocat
- German: Rechtsanwalt
- Italian: avvocato
- Japanese: 法廷弁護士>英国の法廷で答弁する権限を持つ
- Korean: 법정 변호사
- European Portuguese: advogado que defende clientes em cortes superiores
- Spanish: abogado
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