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One of those involved is also understood to have contacted lawyers about a possible claim. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I am amazed how this can be overturned by lawyers and money people because it is not in their interest. The Sun (2016)This prompted deliberations between the judge and the trial lawyers about a potential conflict of interest. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And partly because it will amount to special treatment only for rich people with fancy lawyers. The Sun (2016)Working as a legal aid lawyer satisfies both these things. Times, Sunday Times (2013)What do these possible changes mean for the next generation of lawyers? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Their lawyers advised them that they might be sued by older workers not allowed to work on. Times, Sunday Times (2008)These reforms are less about lawyers and more about consumers. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Anything involving courts and lawyers cannot be free. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)Prisoners have expressed concerns frequently that telephone calls with their lawyers and legal visits are being bugged. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Being a planning lawyer is the next best thing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There was a time when lawyers talking about their costs was simply not the done thing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Lawyers fear this legal battle will reduce it further. The Sun (2014)This new reality is likely to call for a different approach when lawyers advise those who receive such notices. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The huge rise in people acting without lawyers in the absence of legal aid is forcing judges to change how they behave. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There were dozens of police, lawyers and members of the public looking on. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Their neighbours were teachers, lawyers and academics. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Six years ago, a lawyer asked a court to release him. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Save it for your lawyers, people. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A letter written by a solicitor or a lawyer. Times, Sunday Times (2014)By law, only a small number of legal activities must be conducted by a solicitor or other lawyer. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Some lawyers and academics say that the Army should no longer have the power to convict soldiers for criminal offences. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Crown Prosecution Service lawyers were consulted over whether some claims were illegal. The Sun (2009)Look in the upper right-hand corner of the prints, he told the defense lawyers. FINGERPRINTS: Murder and the Race to Uncover the Science of Identity (2002)Crown Prosecution Service lawyers are studying an interim report into a new investigation and cops hope to bring charges next year. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'lawyer'
British English: lawyer /ˈlɔːjə; ˈlɔɪə/ NOUN
A lawyer is a person who is qualified to advise people about the law and represent them in court.
His lawyers say that he is innocent.
- American English: lawyer
- Arabic: مُحَامٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: advogado
- Chinese: 律师
- Croatian: odvjetnik
- Czech: právník
- Danish: advokat
- Dutch: advocaat
- European Spanish: abogado en general
- Finnish: asianajaja
- French: avocat emploi
- German: Rechtsanwalt
- Greek: δικηγόρος
- Italian: avvocato
- Japanese: 弁護士
- Korean: 변호사
- Norwegian: jurist
- Polish: prawnik
- European Portuguese: advogado
- Romanian: avocat
- Russian: юрист
- Spanish: abogado
- Swedish: jurist
- Thai: ทนายความ
- Turkish: avukat
- Ukrainian: юрист
- Vietnamese: luật sư
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