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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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A spokesperson said: "Isle of Anglesey County Council, acting as Registration Authority for the Application, has appointed Mr Jeremy Pike, barrister-at-law, to act as Inspector in this matter and he will convene a public inquiry on Monday, October 3 at 10am in Holyhead Town Hall.
Moreover, Zafarullah Khan is the eminent Barrister and scholar who holds Barrister-at-Law from Lincoln's Inn, London, United Kingdom.
Justice Nasirul Mulk belongs to Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and did Barrister-at-Law from the Inner Temple London in 1976 he delivered lecturers in Khyber Law College Peshawar and the Peshawar University besides delivering lectures as Guest Speaker at N.
Shahida Jamil, Barrister-at-Law from the Hon'ble Society of Gray's Inn, London, is the first woman to have been appointed a Provincial Law Minister and thereafter, the first woman to have been appointed the Federal Minister for Law, Justice, Human Rights & Parliamentary Affairs in Pakistan, besides having held other portfolios such as Environment, Rural Development & Local Government in the Federal Government.
Sir James Knott, ship owner and barrister-at-law was a man of extraordinary talent whose legacy, now invested, produces pounds 1 million each year to be allocated to charitable work in the North East.
Cynthia, who co-hosted the 1994 Eurovision Contest with Gerry Ryan, was called to the bar by Chief Justice Hamilton after receiving an Honorary Barrister-At-Law degree.