intervening agent

See: interagent
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Another lawyer, Neal Boland, has now been appointed by the SRA to act as an intervening agent.
As RTV viewing increases, so, too, does the likelihood that these roles will be adopted en masse as people's interpersonal communication becomes increasingly mediated, which is to say, dependent on an intervening agent like computers.
He is also a member of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, hearing cases involving the professional conduct of solicitors, and has been appointed intervening agent by the Law Society on three occasions in the last two years.
Second, the court has to consider whether there is a close temporal and spatial relationship between the incidents giving rise to injury or loss, and whether the incidents can be viewed as part of the same causal continuum without intervening agents or factors.
Especially for a work that has no authoritative text--Woolf even stated explicitly that it was not ready for publication--the editor must make his choices explicit, whether he has relied on the author's words or those of other intervening agents, in this case the typescript Leonard prepared for the printer.
Firstly, we were able to meet and negotiate directly with Saudi Arabia's national oil company, Aramco, without intervening agents.