[ US /ˈbæɹɪstɝ, ˈbɛɹɪstɝ/ ]
[ UK /bˈæɹɪstɐ/ ]
  1. a British or Canadian lawyer who speaks in the higher courts of law on behalf of either the defense or prosecution
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How To Use barrister In A Sentence

  • Young barristers undertaking publicly funded work frequently earn very little in their first years. Times, Sunday Times
  • A family law barrister close to the Crikey crew advises that many men attempt to talk down their earning capacity when they are negotiating settlements with former wives.
  • The total includes the cost of barristers and MoD lawyers. The Sun
  • The defence barrister, David Lane, then stood up to offer some brief remarks in mitigation.
  • However, a solicitor is unlikely to be able to concentrate on advocacy as a barrister can.
  • Why did the defence barrister do it that way? Times, Sunday Times
  • There may also be differences in premiums for a publican and a landlord, or a barrister and lawyer. Times, Sunday Times
  • There will be pressure on junior family barristers to take on more complex work than they are ready for. Times, Sunday Times
  • The barrister acting for the community council is now objecting to the inspector's decision.
  • He was suspended from working for a year and avoided a jail term after his barrister pleaded that his career was in ruins. Times, Sunday Times
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