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Difference between a barrister and a solicitor

What is the difference between a barrister and a solicitor?

Thursday December 22, 2016

Generally a solicitor spends a great deal of their time involved in the day-to-day legal affairs of their clients. A barrister (also known as “Counsel”) spends most of their time in court conducting court appearances and primarily appearing in court trials. A barrister is also commonly retained for a matter to provide specialist advice on a particular legal issue, or to assist the solicitor in drafting complicated court documents.   Read More