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Barrister

A lawyer who argues before a court and provides specialist advice. A barrister generally does not have direct contact with the client, and may only litigate before a court when instructed by a solicitor. A barrister is not an attorney and may not act on behalf of a client except in conjunction with the solicitor. Barristers and solicitors are most common in common law jurisdictions, especially those with legal roots in Great Britain. Many countries, including the United States, do not distinguish between barristers and solicitors.
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With a national reputation for criminal work, St Philips Barristers has top-notch practitioners at all levels of call.
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Mr Elvidge, who is also head of Dere Street Barristers, said repeated cuts were forcing experienced barristers from the profession and putting justice in jeopardy.
Stobart Group Legal Director Trevor Howarth says more than 4000 barristers have applied to work for Stobart Barristers' ground-breaking direct access scheme - a number equivalent to nearly a third of the UK's 12,500 self-employed barristers.
Oliver blunt is one of the highest paid legal aid barristers in the country yet his brother seems to have no inclination to tackle the vast sums paid out in this way.
Cox, pictured, a company secretary in Bury, Lancashire, claimed he made it clear to the client he was only a "non-practising" barrister.
The proposed changes are aimed at modernising the way barristers provide services to the public and are generally welcomed by the profession.
The amount of time that barristers spend in court depends on the type of law they specialise in.
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Barrister's pounds 1m:The first barrister to earn more than pounds 1m from legal aid in one year has been named by the Government.
The member of 32 Park Place Chambers, Cardiff, said barristers had no choice but to refuse to take on new work from October 3.