solicitor

  • 1 Solicitor — ist in den drei Rechtssystemen des Vereinigten Königreichs (dem englischen, das auch Wales umfasst, dem schottischen und dem nordirischen) sowie in der Republik Irland und einigen australischen Bundesstaaten die Bezeichnung für einen der beiden… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 2 solicitor — so·lic·i·tor /sə li sə tər/ n 1: one that solicits; esp: an agent that solicits customers (as in insurance) or charitable contributions 2: a British lawyer who advises clients, represents them in the lower courts, and prepares cases for… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 solicitor — ● solicitor nom masculin (mot anglais) Homme de loi britannique. (Ses fonctions l apparentent à l avoué et au notaire français.) ⇒SOLICITOR, subst. masc. DR. [En Grande Bretagne] Homme de loi aux compétences différentes de celles de l attorney,… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 4 solicitor — so‧lic‧i‧tor [səˈlɪstə ǁ ər] noun [countable] JOBS LAW a type of lawyer in Britain who gives advice, does the necessary work when property is bought and sold, and can defend people in the lower courts: • The matter is being dealt with by my… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 Solicitor — So*lic it*or, n. [F. solliciteur, L. sollicitator.] 1. One who solicits. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) (a) An attorney or advocate; one who represents another in court; formerly, in English practice, the professional designation of a person admitted to …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Solicitor —   [sə lɪsɪtə; englisch, zu lateinisch sollicitare »veranlassen«] der, s/ s, in Großbritannien, Irland und Teilen Australiens der Anwalt, der nur vor niederen Gerichten auftreten darf. Hauptaufgabe ist die Beratung in allen Rechtsangelegenheiten… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 7 Solicitor — (engl., spr. ßollißitör), Anwalt, Sachwalter, Parteivertreter, im Gegensatz zum Counsel (Rechtsbeistand, Advokat, s. Attorney und Counsel); S. general (spr. dschénnerel), Sachwalter der Krone in England neben dem Attorney general …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 8 Solicitor — (engl., spr. ßollíssit r), Anwalt, Parteivertreter (Gegensatz Barrister, s.d.); S. general (spr. dschénneräll), der zweite der engl. Kronanwälte (s. Attorney) …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 9 solicitor — early 15c., one who urges, from M.Fr. soliciteur, from soliciter (see SOLICIT (Cf. solicit)). Meaning one who conducts matters on behalf of another is from early 15c. As a name for a specific class of legal practitioners in Britain, it is… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 solicitor — *lawyer, attorney, counselor, barrister, counsel, advocate …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 solicitor — ► NOUN 1) Brit. a lawyer qualified to deal with conveyancing, draw up wills, advise clients and instruct barristers, and represent clients in lower courts. Compare with BARRISTER(Cf. ↑barrister). 2) N. Amer. the chief law officer of a city, town …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 solicitor — [sə lis′itər] n. [ME solycitour < MFr solliciteur] 1. a person who solicits; esp., one who seeks trade, asks for contributions, etc. 2. in England, a member of the legal profession who is not a barrister: solicitors are not members of the bar… …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 Solicitor — En anglais, solicitor désigne un type d avocat du système de droit de la common law qui pratique la postulation, le conseil, la rédaction d actes sous seing privé et pièces de procédure, la négociation immobilière, et toute autre fonction… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 14 Solicitor — Infobox Occupation name= PAGENAME caption= 19th century painting of lawyers, by French artist Honoré Daumier official names= type= Profession activity sector= Law competencies= Interpersonal skills, analytical mind, critical thinking, commercial… …

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  • 15 solicitor — solicitorship, n. /seuh lis i teuhr/, n. 1. a person who solicits. 2. a person whose business it is to solicit business, trade, etc. 3. an officer having charge of the legal business of a city, town, etc. 4. (in England and Wales) a member of… …

    Universalium

  • 16 solicitor — Chief law officer of city, town, or other governmental body or department; see e.g. Solicitor General. In England, to become a solicitor a person must be articled to a practicing solicitor, pass the necessary examinations conducted by the Law… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 17 solicitor — noun (BrE) lawyer ADJECTIVE ▪ competent, good ▪ qualified ▪ trainee ▪ duty, practising ▪ Th …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 solicitor — n. 1) The Solicitor General ( the assistant attorney general ) 2) (GB) barristers and solicitors * * * [sə lɪsɪtə] (GB) barristers and solicitors The Solicitor General ( the assistant attorney general ) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19 solicitor — [[t]səlɪ̱sɪtə(r)[/t]] ♦♦♦ solicitors 1) N COUNT In Britain, a solicitor is a lawyer who gives legal advice, prepares legal documents and cases, and represents clients in the lower courts of law. Compare barrister. 2) N COUNT In the United States …

    English dictionary

  • 20 solicitor */*/ — UK [səˈlɪsɪtə(r)] / US [səˈlɪsɪtər] noun [countable] Word forms solicitor : singular solicitor plural solicitors in the UK, a lawyer who gives legal advice, writes legal contracts, and represents people in the lower courts of law • See: barrister …

    English dictionary