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  Solicitor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Solicitors in England and Wales are regulated by the Law Society of England and Wales (which wears the hat of both regulator and union) and in order to become a solicitor must have had a qualifying legal education.
Solicitors study a one year course called the Legal Practice Course and then must undertake two years apprenticeship with a solicitor, called the training contract (but still widely referred to as 'articles' as in 'articled clerk' by older members of the profession).
A solicitor will be required to share confidential information with the organisations and individuals who acquire control of their firm even though those organisations and individuals will not be bound by the professional duty of confidentiality and may use their knowledge of the client's confidential affairs to their own advantage.
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In the United Kingdom and countries having a similar legal system the legal profession is divided into two kinds, the solicitors who contact and advise clients, and barristers who argue cases in court.
In the United Kingdom the strict separation between the duties of solicitor and barrister has been partially broken down and solicitors frequently appear not only in the lower courts but (subject to passing a test) increasingly in the higher courts too (such as the High Court of England and Wales and the Court of Appeal).
Solicitors are increasingly taking advantage of their increased rights and so it is to be hoped that the old system (never very efficient) will be swept away in the coming years.
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 Solicitor - tScholars.com
A solicitor is a type of lawyer in many common law jurisdictions, such as the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Republic of Ireland, Canada and some States of Australia but not the United States.
In common law countries the legal profession is split between: solicitors who represent and advise clients, and a barrister who is retained by a solicitor to advocate in a legal hearing or to render a legal opinion.
In cases where a trial is necessary a client must retain a solicitor, who will advise him or her and then may deliver a brief to a barrister to act on the solicitor's instructions.
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 Solicitor - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A solicitor is a type of lawyer in many common law jurisdictions, such as the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Republic of Ireland and some States of Australia.
Solicitors are regulated by the Law Society of Scotland and ordinarily are required to hold an LLB in Scots law or its equivalent.
After their initial education prospective solicitors are required to take the Diploma in Legal Practice, register with and pay an annual fee to the Law Society of Scotland.
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Solicitor General refers to a position in government dealing with legal affairs in several countries: This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
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The Solicitor is the legal advisor to the Commissioners and attorney for the County and its officials.
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solicitor British lawyer who advises clients, represents them in the lower courts, and prepares cases for barristers to try in higher courts.
The education required of a solicitor includes a law school course and five years of apprenticeship with a practicing solicitor.
for the name of an individual solicitor, please use our solicitor search...
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