legal profession

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: profession - the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdictionlegal profession - the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction; "he was admitted to the bar in New Jersey"
profession - the body of people in a learned occupation; "the news spread rapidly through the medical profession"; "they formed a community of scientists"
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"
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In the morning of life they are rapt by intoxicating visions of some great haberdashery business, beckoned to by the voluptuous enticements of the legal profession, or maybe the Holy Grail they forswear all else to seek is a snug editorial chair.
An old rogue, who was once in your branch of the legal profession," the friend answered.
These sequestered nooks are the public offices of the legal profession, where writs are issued, judgments signed, declarations filed, and numerous other ingenious machines put in motion for the torture and torment of His Majesty's liege subjects, and the comfort and emolument of the practitioners of the law.
And if it chanced to be a criminal trial, his eyes, in nine cases out of ten, would wander to the dock in search of the prisoner, in vain; for that gentleman would most likely be lounging among the most distinguished ornaments of the legal profession, whispering suggestions in his counsel's ear, or making a toothpick out of an old quill with his penknife.
You are a young man that I should like to put in the witness-box, to humanise the minds of the legal profession.
The lawyers advised judges and senior lawyers to refrain from using sexist remarks in the future to facilitate women in the legal profession.
Members of the Legal Profession led by the Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Senator the Hon.
under-representation in Pakistan's legal profession, particularly in the superior judiciary.
Microsoft's study also highlighted that African American and Hispanic/Latino students pass the bar at a significantly lower rate than white students, and noted that a critical first step to address the diversity gap in the legal profession is improving bar passage.
Consisting of representatives of the Ministry of Justice, the Office of Notaries and Lawyers and the Bar Council, they reviewed the legislative framework regulating the legal profession in the European country.
A member of the Institute of Legal Financial Management, Ms Owen has more than 20 years' experience within the legal profession and has been part of the Martyn Prowel team for the past 15 years.
And the employment partner at Weightmans says the legal profession is more accessible, but more needs to be done.