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What is the difference between a solicitor and a barrister?

Compare The Solicitor 19/06/2015

Solicitors can be duistinguished apart from barrsiters by their role outside of the courts in dealing directly with clients and their interests. Barristers predominately work within the courts in front of judges and solicitors normally work alongside barristers. The term “lawyer” is a generic description of a person who works within the legal profession so can include solicitor and barristers. Some solicitors can work in the higher courts if they are a solicitor advocate.