Barrister

A barrister is a type of lawyer in common law jurisdictions. Barristers mostly specialise in courtroom advocacy and litigation. Their tasks include taking cases in superior courts and tribunals, drafting legal pleadings, researching the philosophy, hypothesis and history of law, and giving expert legal opinions.

Barristers are distinguished from solicitors, who have more direct access to clients, and may do transactional-type legal work. It is mainly barristers who are appointed as judges, and they are rarely hired by clients directly. In some legal systems, including those of Scotland, South Africa, Scandinavia, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, and the British Crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man, the word barrister is also regarded as an honorific title.

In a few jurisdictions, barristers are usually forbidden from "conducting" litigation, and can only act on the instructions of a solicitor, who performs tasks such as corresponding with parties and the court, and drafting court documents. In England and Wales, barristers may seek authorisation from the Bar Standards Board to conduct litigation. This allows a barrister to practise in a 'dual capacity', fulfilling the role of both barrister and solicitor.

In some countries with common law legal systems, such as New Zealand and some regions of Australia, lawyers are entitled to practise both as barristers and solicitors, but it remains a separate system of qualification to practise exclusively as a barrister. Provided by Wikipedia

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Published 1850
Partridge and Oakey

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Published 1841
Messrs. Simpkin, Marshall, and Co

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Published 1823
Printed for H. Butterworth

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Published 1841
Hodges and Smith

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Published 1850
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Published 1799
printed for J. Milliken, 32, Grafton-Street

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Published 1839
Published for T.H. Rice

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Published 1828
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Published 1846
W. Pickering

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Published 1821
Printed for W. Wright

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Published 1882
Crosby Lockwood

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Published 1890
Crosby Lockwood

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Published 1849
J. Hatchard

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Published 1882
Phipps & Connor

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Published 1835
H. Hooper