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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If the defendant funds the defence, however, the solicitor might hire an expensive barrister for the trial but a less expensive one for the committal in hope that the latter will prepare more thoroughly for that proceeding out of a desire to persuade that solicitor to brief them more often.
From 1989 to 1999 she practised as a barrister in Hamilton.
Barrister Olasunkanmi Olaleye - Commissioner for Establishment
Eulogising the services of the late senior leader of the party, Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that Haji Shafi Muhammad Jamot delivered great services for the people of district Malir.
Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that it was Pakistan People's Party that first ensured the participation of the civil society in legislation.
Reacting to the PTI member and provincial opposition leader Firdous Shamim Naqvi's remarks, holding Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) responsible for the lack of progress and corruption in Sindh, Barrister Wahab questioned what happened to the Karachi package announced by Imran Khan.
Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that vision of the founder of Pakistan about ensuring the religious freedom of the minorities in the country was given protection by Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto through the constitution of 1973.
PESHAWAR -- The death anniversary of Barrister Saifullah Khan was observed with reverence and respect here on Thursday.
LARKANA -- Speakers paid tribute to Hijrat Movement leader Barrister Jan Mohammad Junejo at a programme held to mark the 131st birth anniversary of the freedom fighter at Arts Council of Pakistan on Wednesday evening.
SUKKUR -- Mayor Sukkur Barrister Arsalan Islam Shaikh meet with Mr James O.
It should be noted that to be qualified to practice law in the United Kingdom, you must not only hold a practicing certificate as a Barrister after completion of pupillage, but must also continue to practice in accordance with the rules of the Bar Standards Board(BSB), the regulator body for Barristers in England and Wales.
Working class me won't work in Manchester defence A Manchester defence barrister, who wished to remain anonymous, told the M.E.N.