law agent


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law agent

n
(Professions) (in Scotland) a solicitor holding a certificate from the Law Society of Scotland and thereby entitled to appear for a client in any Sheriff Court
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Noun1.law agent - a solicitor in Scotlandlaw agent - a solicitor in Scotland    
solicitor - a British lawyer who gives legal advice and prepares legal documents
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He was the second son of John Wordsworth, a lawyer, and law agent for the Earl of Lonsdale.
It reported how a court at Sunderland "was crowded to excess to hear the particulars of a serious charge against Mr John Kidson (son of John Pexall Kidson, , the Earl of Durham's law agent at Sunderland), for having committed an assault upon Mr John Hernaman, proprietor of the Newcastle Journal, in the High-street of Bishop-Wearmouth.
He added: "A private citizen may choose to make such criticisms or attacks on the courts and the law, but it is another thing for a law agent to use his position in that case to do so.
The call has been made by local councillor Fidelma Healy Eames who claims that the local authority should have a hydrologist in the same way as it has a law agent.
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