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    Default legal office, law firm

    hi,

    Could somebody tell me which of the following names for the legal company is most natural and most frequently used in British english and American english:

    law office/firm
    legal office/firm
    lawyer's office/firm

    thanks

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    Default Re: legal office, law firm

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    hi,

    Could somebody tell me which of the following names for the legal company is most natural and most frequently used in British english and American english:

    law office/firm
    legal office/firm
    lawyer's office/firm

    thanks
    In the U.S., all are fine, but we usually say law office or law firm.

    Lawyer's office would be used this way: She walked down the hall to the lawyer's office. Here it's simply saying she arrived at the office. The fact that it's a law office isn't the point.

    [I edit copy and have tutored college writing.]

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