- (in Scotland) a solicitor holding a certificate from the Law Society of Scotland and thereby entitled to appear for a client in any Sheriff Court
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Examples from the Web for law agent
Now, the letter addressed to the squire was from his law-agent, and concerned an approaching election in the county.
I withdrew, and hastening to his law-agent, Kennyfeck, I at once arranged for the purchase of this small property.Roland Cashel
Charles James Lever
In 1741, when the catechist left the island, she made him bearer of letters to her law-agent, Hope of Rankeillor.Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland
Daniel Turner Holmes
A law-agent is provided for his assistance, and he is told that anything he says by way of declaration may be used against him.The Criminal & the Community
The course of study for Brehon and Ollamh, advocate and law-agent respectively, is carefully laid down in the law itself.