noun

mass noun
  • 1The carrying out of the profession of being a lawyer.

    ‘two lawyers have been suspended from legal practice’
    • ‘In this case, legal practice evolved from very deep roots in a culture which shrouded oaths in powerful taboos.’
    • ‘The biggest pressure from blogging will be placed on the state-based regulation of legal practice.’
    • ‘He has been suspended by order of the disciplinary tribunal from engaging in legal practice.’
    • ‘Some of the content arises out of late Roman legal practice, or a development from it.’
    • ‘Where they do arise in corporate legal practice, they are often straightforward disqualifications, or the attorneys obtain a waiver.’
    1. 1.1count noun The business or premises of a lawyer.
      ‘he is considering setting up his own legal practice’
      • ‘Before her son died, she ran a successful legal practice and her life was full and happy.’
      • ‘He was groomed to take over my father's legal practice.’
      • ‘From 1824, he established a profitable legal practice in Sydney.’
      • ‘A small fraction of the records of her extensive legal practice are held in the archives at the university.’
      • ‘An incorporated legal practice is required to have at least one solicitor director.’