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|Noun||1.||legal relation - a professional relation that is regulated by law (as between a lawyer and a client)|
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
professional relation - the relation that exists when one person requests and is granted professional help from a qualified source
fiduciary relation - the legal relation that exists when one person justifiably places reliance on another whose aid or protection is sought in some matter