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barrister (noun) a lawyer; a legal counselor.

A barrister, the word mostly used in Britain for a lawyer, is especially one who has the power to argue cases in higher courts. Barristers prepare legal documents and argue cases mostly in courts of appeal. A barrister in England is a counselor or an attorney in the US. Both are persons who are qualified to practice law, that is, prepare legal documents and argue cases in higher courts.

  • The barrister, who is known for his legal acumen, is very much in demand and charges fees by the hour for arguing a case.
  • When the brothers failed to have their dispute over inheritance resolved amicably, they had the only alternative of going to court, each retaining a barrister for a huge fee.
  • As there seemed to be no end to the litigation, the judge suggested that the parties to the dispute had better have an out-of-court settlement, without wasting any more money on barristers.
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