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    Hello!
    I am trying to compare barrisers and solicitors and I wonder if the catagory words sound ok in the following sentence.

    solicitor barristers
    cases deal with all kinds of law cases deal with laws that requrie speical knowledge

    income get fees for thier service get fees for thier sevice

    cours appear above magistrate court appear above magistarte court

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    I'm not a teacher.

    Hi bosun,

    barrister = in England, a legal practitioner whose function is similar to that of a U.S. Trial lawyer, although the barrister does not prepare the case from the start. His solicitor assembles the materials necessary for presentation to the court and settles cases out of court.

    solicitor = British lawyer who advises clients, represents them in the lower courts, and prepares cases for barristers to try in higher courts.

    http://www.answers.com/main/ntquery?s=barrister&gwp=13
    http://www.answers.com/main/ntquery?s=solicitor&gwp=13

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    V.

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