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  • n. Plural form of barrister.


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  • Such of the barristers as have a patent of precedence, as king's counsel, sit within the Bar, with the serjeants; all others are called _utter_ or _outer barristers_.

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  • And I am afraid I have not the necessary push -- I believe that is the name barristers give to their vulgarity -- for success in pleading.

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  • But since most common law is written in English, barristers and judges mainly use English for their arguments.

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  • As to the second, I believe I may assert that it is as sure at least as the income of other professional men, such as barristers, merchants, and doctors.

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  • -- The word cyfarthwyr, here rendered "barristers," really means "those who bark," which is probably only a pun of the Bard's on cyfarchwyr -- "those who address (the court)."

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  • She also criticised MPs who had second jobs, such as barristers or bankers in addition to their duties in the House.

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  • The figures, first of all: Googling the term 'barristers' earnings 'produces statistics from the Bar Council showing that for criminal work barristers earn between £10,000-£30,000 in their first year and £40,000-£90,000 in their fifth year.


  • That was probably why more than one judge now filed into the room, followed by several barristers, all dressed in black gowns and powdered wigs and looking terribly important.

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  • “I thought you barristers had a natural bent for speechifying.”

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  • It has worked satisfactorily for many years and has helped to produce judges, barristers and solicitors indiscriminately.

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