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Meaning of "leading counsel" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LEADING COUNSEL

leading counsel  [ˈliːdɪŋ ˈkaʊnsəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LEADING COUNSEL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Leading counsel is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LEADING COUNSEL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of leading counsel in the English dictionary

The definition of leading counsel in the dictionary is the more senior of two counsels.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LEADING COUNSEL


blue-pencil
ˈbluːˌpɛnsəl
cancel
ˈkænsəl
chancel
ˈtʃɑːnsəl
cocounsel
ˌkəʊˈkaʊnsəl
commensal
kəˈmɛnsəl
consul
ˈkɒnsəl
council
ˈkaʊnsəl
counsel
ˈkaʊnsəl
discounsel
dɪsˈkaʊnsəl
groundsel
ˈɡraʊnsəl
hansel
ˈhænsəl
Mansell
ˈmænsəl
mensal
ˈmɛnsəl
miscounsel
ˌmɪsˈkaʊnsəl
pencil
ˈpɛnsəl
pensil
ˈpɛnsəl
stencil
ˈstɛnsəl
tinsel
ˈtɪnsəl
tonsil
ˈtɒnsəl
utensil
juːˈtɛnsəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LEADING COUNSEL

leading aircraftman
leading aircraftmen
leading aircraftsman
leading aircraftsmen
leading aircraftswoman
leading aircraftswomen
leading aircraftwoman
leading aircraftwomen
leading article
leading case
leading dog
leading edge
leading lady
leading light
leading man
leading note
leading question
leading rating
leading rein
leading reins

WORDS THAT END LIKE LEADING COUNSEL

Basel
biodiesel
Brussel
carousel
chamber counsel
chisel
defence counsel
defending counsel
diesel
gunsel
Kassel
King´s Counsel
Overijssel
pensel
Queen´s Counsel
russel
sel
tassel
vessel
weasel

Synonyms and antonyms of leading counsel in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «leading counsel» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LEADING COUNSEL

Find out the translation of leading counsel to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of leading counsel from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «leading counsel» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

首席大律师
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

abogado principal
570 millions of speakers

English

leading counsel
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रमुख वकील
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

محامي الرائدة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ведущий адвокат
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

conselho de liderança
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নেতৃস্থানীয় পরামর্শ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

avocat principal
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Peguam terkemuka
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

führenden Anwalt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

大手弁護士
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

최고의 조언
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Panuntun dhasar
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tư vấn hàng đầu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முன்னணி ஆலோசகர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अग्रणी वकील
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Lider avukat
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

leader consiglio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wiodący doradca
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

провідний адвокат
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sfat conducere
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κορυφαίος σύμβουλος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

voorste raad
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ledande biträde
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ledende råd
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of leading counsel

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LEADING COUNSEL»

The term «leading counsel» is normally little used and occupies the 150.396 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LEADING COUNSEL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «leading counsel» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «leading counsel» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about leading counsel

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LEADING COUNSEL»

Discover the use of leading counsel in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to leading counsel and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
ABA Journal
In England it is "leading counsel" and not "senior counsel". 7. The timing of the appointment of "leading counsel" in England in court cases differs from the position in Scotland, where the general practice is to bring in the senior at the outset.
2
Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State ...
Having employed Field as his leading counsel and for the specific purposes set forth, both petitioner and Field's associate counsel, Norton, had the right to rely upon Field for advice and notice of the progress of the cause in its preliminary ...
Georgia. Supreme Court, John Erskine, 1922
3
Parliamentary Papers, House of Commons and Command
Because now you cannot choose your judge, and you are necessarily limited to the leading counsel in the court of the judge ; you are tied to your leading counsel unless you can incur the expense of taking in another. 1001. But it may be the ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, 1886
4
REPORTS FROM COMMISSIONERS: 1840
How many leading counsel may there be at the bar just now ? — I do not know what is called a leading counsel; I cannot answer the question without a definition of a leading counsel. 1522. Mr. Serjeant Jackson.] Whoever happens to be the ...
‎1840
5
THE SESSIONAL PAPERS PRINTED BY ORDER OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS, ...
How many leading counsel may there be at the bar just now ? — I do not know what is called a leading counsel; I cannot answer the question without a definition of a leading counsel. 1522. Mr. Serjeant Jackson.] Whoever happens to be the ...
‎1840
6
The White Book Service 2012, Volume 1 eBook.
A balance has to be struck between the advantages of the more ecient presentation of the client's case and the extra expense involved in instructing leading counsel, or two counsel rather than one. The test laid down in Francis v Francis and ...
Lord Justice Jackson
7
Unauthorised tapping into or hacking of mobile ...
5 April 2011 retrospect may not have been as helpful as I wanted it to be, of asking leading counsel, “What approach would you have taken at the time had you known about the e-mail?” It was a hypothetical analysis, because I had already ...
Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Home Affairs Committee, 2011
8
Reports from Commissioners: Law (Scotland), Malta, Prisons ...
The counsel are assembled at a consultation the night before, and it has become the practice to take in a leading counsel, in addition to the two counsel formerly employed before the Lord Ordinary. All three receive their fees for attending next  ...
Great Britain, Sixteenth report of the Inspector's General on the general state of the prisons of Ireland, 1937, 1838
9
Analytical Digest of Cases Published in the Law Journal Reports
compromise; and that, when the cause was called on for trial, a proposal was made for that purpose by the leading counsel of the plaintiffs to the, leading counsel of the dcfendant. The latter communicated the ofi'er to the defendant and his ...
Henry D. Barton, 1834
10
Professors of the Law : Barristers and English Legal Culture ...
Howorth was well known as a specialist in crime, and was probably the leading counsel at the Old Bailey in the 1770s, when the OBSP did not normally name barristers (Howson, The Macaroni Parson, 129, 135, 137, 154; OBSP, Feb. 1779  ...
David Lemmings, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LEADING COUNSEL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term leading counsel is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Exceptional Case Funding: Lord Chancellor must still do better
As Collins J explains at para [5] the concern of the Official Solicitor (with the Public Law Project instructing leading counsel for IS and the OS as ... «Family Law, Jul 15»
2
Suit Against Wal-Mart Follows Marriage-Equality Ruling
Gibson Dunn has long been leading counsel for Wal-Mart in significant litigation. The firm's work for Wal-Mart has included Theodore Boutrous' ... «The National Law Journal, Jul 15»
3
Privy Council rules against trial by jury, says Judge Harrison is …
The principal appellants were represented before him, Mr Michael Misick by leading counsel of great experience from London. His case, as ... «Turks and Caicos Sun, Jul 15»
4
Tribunal Judgement: Start Packing Your Bags, Rivers APC Tells Wike
“We wish to echo the words of Chief Akin Olunjinmi, leading counsel to our distinguished gubernatorial candidate, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, that ... «Codewit World News, Jul 15»
5
Get ready to leave Government House – APC tells Wike
“We wish to echo the words of Chief Akin Olunjinmi, leading counsel to our distinguished gubernatorial candidate, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, that ... «Gbooza, Jul 15»
6
Derby City Council v SK and Others [2015] EWFC 57
Mr Setright QC, leading counsel for the local authority, identified the following 4 jurisdictional issues which fell to be determined: a) were there ... «Family Law Week, Jul 15»
7
Rivers governorship election tussle: Tribunal reserves ruling on …
However, moving a counter motion, Chief Akin Olunjunmi, leading counsel to Dr. Peterside, argued that election matters ought not to be treated ... «DailyPost Nigeria, Jul 15»
8
2nd UPDATE: Setback For UK Shale As Fracking Application Refused
"This is just one adverse planning decision, where the professional judgement of planning officials, leading counsel and expert agencies was ... «London South East, Jun 15»
9
Published on Jun 26, 2015, 1:00 am AST
... CLICO Report because leading counsel to the Enquiry Peter Carter QC whom the then Attorney-General had appointed was not available for ... «Trinidad & Tobago Express, Jun 15»
10
Voluntary overtime – NI Court of Appeal suggests it may need to be …
Leading Counsel submitted that the Claimant's claim concerning voluntary overtime only emerged during the cross examination of Mr Patterson ... «Lexology, Jun 15»

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