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English Vocabulary - Vocabulario de inglés
LAWYER, ATTORNEY, SOLICITOR OR BARRISTER?
Key
Lawyer is the general word in British English for somebody who has professional training in legal work.
Attorney is the general word in American English.
Solicitor is a lawyer in Britain who gives legal advice and prepares legal documents.
Barrister is a lawyer in Britain who represents a client in court.
Lawyer es la palabra genérica en inglés británico para nombrar a alguien que tiene entrenamiento profesional en materia legal.
Attorney es la palabra genérica en inglés americano.
Solicitor es un abogado en Gran Bretaña que brinda consejos legales y prepara documentos legales.
Barrister es un abogado en Gran Bretaña que representa a un cliente en la corte.
  • lawyer
    You should consult a lawyer.
    He would like to become a lawyer.

  • attorney
    You should consult an attorney.
    The company will pay the attorney's fees.

  • solicitor
    The document should be signed by a solicitor.
    Her solicitor explained how to solve her problem.

  • barrister
    The barrister representing the boy went before the Court of Appeal.
    The barrister told the court her client had been seriously injured.

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