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barrister went to the Joseph Keble Court of King's Bench every day from 1661 to 1710, but was never known to have a brief for a client?
, a Sir William Garrow barrister from the Regency England period whose work was largely forgotten for much of the 19th and 20th centuries, was recently cited in a 2006 Irish Court of Criminal Appeal case?
was a Richard Garth barrister, MP, Privy Counsellor and Chief Justice of Bengal as well as Lord of the Manor of Morden?
case was so popular that the Gruban v Booth barristers had difficulty making to their way through the crowds to the court on the last day?
was a Henry McCardie barrister, he often worked so late that his chambers were nicknamed "the lighthouse", as there was light coming from the windows?
Australian Supreme Court justice and barrister, , qualified as a lawyer after graduating from an Sir John Vincent Barry articled clerk course?
was prompted to become a Sir William Fortescue barrister by the death of his wife?
became the first Indian practicing Monomohun Ghose barrister in 1867?
was the first Ellis Bent barrister appointed as a judge in Australia?
British barrister was the first head of the Sir Tony Hetherington Crown Prosecution Service after it was founded in 1986?
was offered the position of Frederick Matthew Darley Chief Justice of New South Wales, Australia, twice, and that he refused it the first time as he would earn less money than if he continued to practise as a barrister?
only began employing a librarian after Gray's Inn barristers began stealing the books?
became a John Verney Member of Parliament to gain contacts to help him in his career as a barrister?
first rose to fame as a Sir John Gurney barrister within two months of qualifying?
Indo- Guyanese lawyer and civil rights activist could, Rudy Narayan Michael Mansfield has written, have been the great black barrister of his generation?
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Question 1: The legal profession in ________ is also divided into two
branches: barristers and solicitors.
Question 2: What type is thing is Barrister?
Question 3: The legal profession in ________ is also divided into two branches:
barristers (where the Cantonese name daai lut si,
大律師 is also used) and solicitors (where the Cantonese name lut si, 律師
is also used).
Question 4: The ________ does not draw a distinction between lawyers as pleaders,
or barristers, or lawyers as agents, or solicitors.
Question 5: Although ________ are separate in
some aspects of the political structure of the United Kingdom,
they compose a single legal jurisdiction.
Question 6: In April 2003 there were 554 barristers in independent practice
Question 7: In ________
the employment and practice of barristers (known as Advocates) is
consistent with the Commonwealth.
Question 8: Many countries such as the ________ do not observe a
distinction between barristers and solicitors.
Question 9: In the common tradition, the respective roles of a lawyer—that
is as legal adviser and advocate—were formally split into two
separate, regulated sub-professions, the other being the office of
Question 10: In ________,
avocats, or attorneys, were, until the 20th century, the
equivalent of barristers.