Define: Sole Practitioner

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Definition: Sole Practitioner

Quick Summary of Sole Practitioner

Within the Law sector, a sole practitioner (or solo practitioner) is a lawyer who practices independently; typically within a law firm that may include non-lawyer support personnel but does not include any other lawyers.

What is the dictionary definition of Sole Practitioner?

Dictionary Definition

A sole proprietor who has a professional practice as an accountant, solicitor etc.


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Definition Sources

Definitions for Sole Practitioner are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 3rd July, 2019