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solicitor advocate

a solicitor in England having rights of audience before specified higher courts; a solicitor in Scotland having the right of audience before any of the higher courts. These individuals remain solicitors and are not ADVOCATES nor BARRISTERS although carrying out the same functions in the spheres within which they are authorized.
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The panel is made up of solicitor advocates who have the right to appear in the Court of Session (High Court) but who also appear in the Sheriff Court (County Court equivalent) and in other courts and tribunals.
We currently have 11 solicitor advocates working across our offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen, with specialisms including property, professional negligence, contractual disputes, employment, personal injury, procurement and public law.
Jurors don't understand and think solicitor advocates who don't wear the wig and robes are somehow less qualified.
Judge Morgan laid into solicitor advocate Mr Blacker, 42, at Cardiff crown court where he was defending mini-bus driver Andrzej Wojcicki on a charge of causing death by dangerous driving.
Last night, John Scott, of the Society of Solicitor Advocates, said it was not unheard of for murder suspects to be released on bail.
TWENTY-seven-year-old Rachel Dyson of Freers Solicitors and Estate Agents has become one of the North-east's youngest female criminal defence solicitor advocates after being granted her higher right of audience.
Some solicitor advocates who appear at the crown court in Liverpool are very competent.
He joins a small band of solicitor advocates nationally at Eversheds, though their numbers will swell rapidly.
Both QCs will work closely with Herbert Smith's litigation partners to grow the advocacy unit, through both external recruitment and existing solicitor advocates at the firm.