A lawyer entitled to practice as an advocate, particularly in the higher courts
a British or Canadian lawyer who speaks in the higher courts of law on behalf of either the defense or prosecution
A barrister is a lawyer found in many common law jurisdictions that employ a split profession (as opposed to a fused profession) in relation to legal representation. In split professions, the other types of lawyers are mainly solicitors. ...
A lawyer with the right to speak and argue as an advocate in higher lawcourts
(barristering) The activity of working as a barrister
(Barristers) A member of one of the four Inns of Court who has been called to the Bar. Barristers have the exclusive rights of audience in the High Court and the superior courts. Barristers usually specialise in one or two areas of law. They practice out of a set of Chambers. ...
A qualified lawyer who represents people in court and who may provide legal opinion out of court.
a person who has followed a course of legal training and has qualified as competent to represent people in court
The name given in England to a lawyer licensed to appear in court to argue cases, as opposed to a solicitor, who is for the most part an attorney who works out-of-court to discover facts, research applicable law, and prepare his clients' cases for a barrister to argue before the bench.
A lawyer in England and Wales who has rights of audience before the courts.
A lawyer who specialises in court appearances and providing written opinions. Usually not able to act for clients directly and is engaged through a solicitor. In some courts they are required to wear wigs and gowns.
Popularly used to mean lawyers who appear in court to argue cases. In Canada (except Quebec), all lawyers are barristers and solicitors. In England and other countries, historically barristers attended court while solicitors did not.
A lawyer who specialises in court presentation and usually wears a wig and gown in the higher courts.
A barrister is a member of the Bar Council who is expert in presenting legal cases in court.
An attorney that would represent you in court. Not that I know, of course!
a counsel admitted to plead at the bar and undertake the public trial of causes in an English superior court
A lawyer qualified to plead for a client in court.
(Also known as Counsel.) A member of the Bar: the branch of the legal profession which has rights of audience before all Courts.
A lawyer called to the bar, commonly presenting cases in higher courts.
A lawyer who traditionally works on instruction from a solicitor. Barristers represent people in court in more serious cases. Barristers often specialise in particular areas of law and are called in by solicitors to advise on legal points.
In ENGLISH LAW, an attorney who has an exclusive right of argument in all the superior courts.
n. 1. A trial lawyer, as opposed to a lawyer who may not appear before a judge and is called a solicitor. The two types of lawyers are rigidly specialized. A barrister may not prepare your will and a solicitor may never represent you in a court of law. ...
Britain has a split legal profession that includes barristers and solicitors (and at one time serjeants at law). Barristers can plead in court but don’t directly represent a client. Instead they are retained (or instructed) by a solicitor. ...
A class of legal practitioner who is by law or custom limited to advocacy and advisory work, in any field of the law. Also known as ‘counsel’.
Specialist in litigation and advocacy who receives instructions from a solicitor. A barristers may not normally deal directly with members of the public.
Represents clients in the likes of the High Court.