Business, Legal & Accounting Glossary
A general term for a legal professional who represents a client’s legal interests in the courtroom. This term has no particular standing in English law, but is used in Scotland as the equivalent of ‘barrister’.
To support or defend by argument; to recommend publicly. An individual who presents or argues another’s case; one who gives legal advice and pleads the cause of another before a court or tribunal; a counselor. A person admitted to the practice of law who advises clients of their legal rights and argues their cases in court.
Since she started working with her advocate, she has become much more confident.
We have been advocating for changes in immigration law.
I like trees, but I do not advocate living in them.
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This glossary post was last updated: 9th October, 2021 | 3 Views.