What’s the Difference between a Lawyer, a Solicitor and a Barrister?
The term Lawyer is a generic term used to describe anyone who is a Licensed Legal Practitioner qualified to give legal advice in one or more areas of law. Put simply, Solicitors and Barristers are both types of Lawyer.
What is a Solicitor?
A Solicitor is a qualified legal professional who provides expert legal advice and support to clients. A Solicitor’s clients can be individual people, groups, private companies or public sector organisations.