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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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HRH Premier listened to lawyers' visions on ways to develop the legal profession and strengthen its role in serving the nation.
The bill was a consequential amendment from the formulation of the Syarie Legal Profession (Federal Territories) Bill 2019, which was aimed at amending the Administration of Islamic Law (Federal Territories) Act 1993.
He said that the legal profession had always been considered a noble profession and this profession was nothing sans its ideals and ethics.
Speaking at the certificate-awarding ceremony under a one-week 'ContinAuing Legal Education: Professional Development Package for Members of the Bar' at the Federal Judicial Academy here on Monday, the CJP called upon lawyers to uphold the ethos and do self-retrospection to preserve nobility of the legal profession.
'We must have to launch a movement for the restoration of the dignity of legal profession,' the CJP said while addressing a certificate awarding ceremony under a one-week course 'Continuing Legal Education: Professional Development Package for Members of the Bar' at the Federal Judicial Academy on Monday.
Sharing his childhood, academic and professional career memories with the audience, the Chief Justice said, ' We have had witnessed enviable respect for lawyers and judges due to the nobility attached to the legal profession only.'
Akeredolu urged the new advocates to continue to distinguish themselves in the legal profession and bear the flag of the state with pride, while he said 'you should see your elevation as a challenge to make more remarkable impacts in the legal profession'
The Lord Advocate praised the steps taken by the legal profession to increase inclusivity over the past century, while calling on the profession to adopt a zero-tolerance approach to bullying in the workplace.
The Legal Profession: Ethics in Contemporary Practice, 2nd Edition
He further said that the legal profession demands great commitment, dedication and plenty of time for success in it.Great patience and continuous struggle is required to reach the zenith of legal profession.
One might conclude that the regulation of the legal profession should be a thoroughly independent process, not under the control of a party to proceedings in court.
de Lima has pressed anew for a Senate inquiry into the continued spate of violent attacks against members of the legal profession and the justice sector officials which were not given due attention by the Duterte administration.