- a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
- A lawyer, according to Black's Law Dictionary, is "a person learned in the law; as an attorney, counsel or solicitor; a person licensed to practice law. ...
- The Lawyer is a weekly British magazine for commercial lawyers and corporate directors, first published in 1981. It is owned by Centaur Media Plc.
- legal advisor who assists people by representing them on legal matters.
- the Act gives "lawyer" a wide meaning as including any individual who is an authorised person or European lawyer; but note that lawyers of other jurisdictions, European lawyers and foreign lawyers include only lawyers in the more narrow and traditional sense
- This is a colloquial name for a person who practises in law. It is often used as short-hand for either a solicitor or barrister although as it has no legal definition it could legitimately be used to describe a legal executive, paralegal or conceivably an academic.
- lawyers, solicitors excluding Judge
- In any criminal case where a jail sentence is the possible punishment and the accused person cannot afford a lawyer, the accused has a right to be represented by a court appointed lawyer, paid for by the state.
- A member of the legal profession.
- A word used interchangeably with Attorney.
- A qualified professional advisor on legal matters who can represent clients in court or outside of court.
- Also known as an attorney, a person trained and licensed to practice law - to represent clients in legal matters, both in and out of court, and to give legal advice.
- means an attorney as defined in section 1 of the Attorney's Act, 1979 (Act 53 of 1979) and an advocate as defined in section 1 of the Admission of Advocates Act, 1964 (Act 74 of 1964);