Barrister

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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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Vellu received his Bachelor of Laws (Honors) from the University of London in 1994 and is a Barrister-At-Law of Gray's Inn (1995), an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore (1997) and a Commissioner for Oaths (2008).
He studied Law at the University of Athens from 1961 to 1966 and became a Barrister-at-Law (Middle Temple) in 1971.
Ian holds a Bachelor of Arts (Industrial Relations), a Diploma of Laws NSW and was admitted as a Barrister-at-Law, Supreme Court of NSW in 1982.
Byrne is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin and qualified as a barrister-at-law in Ireland.