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Word: solicitor

Definition: lawyer in the lower court of law

Sentences Containing 'solicitor'

'--Is,' said Traddles, 'that this branch of the law, even if Mr. Micawber were a regular solicitor--' 'Exactly so,' returned Mrs. Micawber.
A list of previous Ministers of Public Security: Solicitor General of Quebec.
after passing the bar, he worked as an assistant solicitor and special prosecutor of narcotic and drug cases in the Fifth Circuit Solicitor's office.
Also that year he was elected solicitor for the seventh Judicial Circuit of Alabama.
Angiolini was the first solicitor, as opposed to advocate, to be appointed Solicitor General; this was not received favourably amongst all members of the legal profession.
By 1853 he had returned to Alabama, serving again in the seventh circuit as solicitor.
C.E. Broome was born in Berkhamsted, the son of a solicitor.
Duggan qualified as a solicitor and soon became involved in politics.
Educated at Blackrock College, he became a solicitor in 1890.
Finucane was a solicitor who came to prominence due to successfully challenging the British Government over several important human rights cases in the 1980s.
He became a barrister in November 1982, following several years as a solicitor with Mallesons.
He began work as a solicitor, but was called to the Bar in 1876 and became a Queen's Counsel in 1888.
He has a LLB degree and is a qualified Barrister and Solicitor, working as a lawyer before entering politics.
He is the first solicitor to be appointed to these senior levels of the judiciary.
He later teamed up with the London solicitor, Iain MacDonald-Smith and won the 1968 Olympic trials.
He moved to Alice Springs, where he worked as a solicitor, and became involved with the Labor Party.
He served as Solicitor General for Scotland from 1905 to 1909, and as Lord Advocate from 1909 to 1913.
He trained as a solicitor but was in turn a planter and a professional hunter before becoming a British colonial administrator.
He was a solicitor and was using my room as a temporary convenience until his new premises were ready.
He was a solicitor before entering politics, achieving a Diploma of Law from Sydney University.
He was admitted to practice as a solicitor in 1980, whereupon he moved to Shepparton.
He was Solicitor of the U.S. Treasury from 1852 to 1853, during the administration of President Millard Fillmore.
He was the first solicitor to be appointed as a judge of the High Court direct from private practice, and only the second solicitor to be appointed, after Sir Michael Sachs in 1993, who had previously sat as a circuit judge for nine years.
He worked largely as a defence solicitor (his own captivity convincing him that incarceration was destructive and pointless), and became known as the "poor man’s solicitor".
His father was a decorated soldier (he won the Military Cross), who later became a solicitor and judge.
His last Cabinet post was Solicitor General in 1998-1999.
In 1826, he was named solicitor general for Nova Scotia.
In 1942 and 1943 he served as the first Assistant City Solicitor for Providence.
In 1969, Wilson became the Solicitor-General of Western Australia.
In 1980 he became a Deputy City Solicitor in the Philadelphia City Solicitor's office, where he remained until 1983 when he became General Counsel for the Philadelphia Parking Authority.
In 2005 Gillespie's solicitor, Gareth Peirce, stated she believed that the case could have been successfully re-opened.
In April 1877, he was elected City Solicitor of Portsmouth, and re-elected in 1879.
Instead, the possibility of an action in professional negligence against the solicitor would arise.
It was passed down to the Sympson family; John Dyer Sympson, a solicitor from London built the castle as his home.
Marcus’ solicitor Glenn Walters denied his client was a member of the gang and said the tattoo police claimed Marcus had offered no proof of membership.
Mr. Solicitor General then, following his leader's lead, examined the patriot: John Barsad, gentleman, by name.
Prior to 2002, the ministry was under the Solicitor General (solliciteur général):
said he to Ali, who came immediately,``take that to my solicitor.
She was Lord Advocate of Scotland from 2006 until 2011, having previously been Solicitor General since 2001.
Shortly afterwards, he was elected to Parliament, serving as Solicitor General for five years.
Solicitor General. Angiolini was appointed Solicitor General for Scotland by First Minister Jack McConnell in 2001.
The LACV had a wider role than the Legal Aid Committee and the Public Solicitor's Office.
The newspaper was sued by relatives of the murdered solicitor Pat Finucane over allegations that Finucane was a member of the Provisional IRA.
The solicitor who would give independent advice, however, could also be acting as a solicitor for the bank, or both a husband and wife (or either partner).
The solicitor would certify that he or she was satisfied that both borrowers had given their fully informed and true consent, although if this ultimately turned out to be wrong, the bank's security would not be affected.
This created a backlog of cases in the Public Solicitor's Office.
To this effect, the good doctor placed him with a Solicitor to the Councils where he quickly learned the ropes.
When he began refusing to sign legal briefs submitted to him by the board, the board had its own solicitor sign and submit them.
While there, they were addressed by the Solicitor General of Canada, and were entertained at Montreal City Hall, where a large Zionist flag was draped over the Mayor's chair.
Wilson was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in 1951.

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