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lawyer

1. a member of the legal profession, esp a solicitor
2. a popular name for burbot (a fish)
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MP for Francistown East, Mr Buti Billy had asked the minister why his ministry continued to issue work permits to foreign legal practitioners to operate in the country when there were qualified Batswana lawyers who were currently roaming the streets without employment.
It rejected the Legal Practitioners and Bar Council (Amendment) Bill, 2017 moved by MNA Ms.
The High Court further said that if all legal services are to be governed by the reverse charge mechanism, then there would be no purpose in requiring legal practitioners and law firms to compulsorily get registered under the CGST, IGST and DGST Acts.
SIRS - We note that Stephen Crabb, in dismissing the idea of a Welsh jurisdiction as a "red herring", has stated that he spent part of last week speaking to legal practitioners in Cardiff.
Useful for alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and management consultants, legal practitioners, human resource managers and students of ADR, this book includes coverage of various ADR techniques and the roles played by ADR practitioners in workplace conflict.
Organised by the Law Society of Namibia in collaboration with the Office of the Ombudsman, legal practitioners in the South, and staff members from the Ombudsman's Keetmanshoop office, the event was used as a pilot to test public response and determine the need for a legal clinic on grassroots level.
The Members of the Delegation also sought indulgence of Leader of the Opposition in the matter of introducing a Bill in the National Assembly for bringing about amendments in the Legal Practitioners & Bar Councils Act, 1973 being suggested by the Pakistan Bar Council in respect of electoral reforms in elections process of the Bar Councils.
The scheme's new recruits are: Eva Caldeira Marques in Cape Verde, Cabinet Thomas Dingamgoto in Chad, Martinet & Martinet in Djibouti, Sarwat A Shahid Law Firm in Egypt, Fikadu Law Office in Ethopia, Bikalou Avocats in Gabon, Liberian Legal Service International in Liberia, SCP Yankouri in Niger, SCP Akakpo in Togo and Dube and Manikai & Hwacha Legal Practitioners in Zimbabwe.
Chief executive of the Irish Refugee Council Sue Conlan said: "The strict enforcement of the privacy rule in refugee appeal cases means that legal practitioners, judges and NGOs have very limited access to see how and where the law is being applied.
In providing an account of personal reasons and motives for entering a protracted civil rights litigation and the potential consequences when an attorney zealously represents a client against a powerful defendant, the text explores many issues faced by legal practitioners and students on a daily basis concerning professional ethics and strategies.
There are only 1,267 licensed lawyers in Saudi Arabia but the number of legal practitioners across the Kingdom have exceeded 1 million, a Justice Ministry source told Alsharq local daily recently.