Definition of law agent in English:

law agent


  • (in Scotland) a solicitor.

    • ‘He left the meeting at this point with his law agent and a senior official.’
    • ‘‘What was the cost of the consultants, law agents, outside legal teams and the council meetings that took place day and night? ‘he questioned.’
    • ‘‘The county manager has the law agent to advise him, but councillors should have their own advice,’ he said.’
    • ‘The details are then passed over to a law agent or legal representative or in some instances to the local Gardai.’
    • ‘The privilege of a law agent depends upon his acting strictly on the instructions, and as the mouthpiece, of his client.’
    lawyer, legal representative, legal practitioner, legal executive, notary, notary public, advocate, attorney
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