Senior Counsel


Senior Counsel
/sinjə ˈkaʊnsəl/ (say seenyuh 'kownsuhl)

noun
(in some legal systems) a member of the senior of the two ranks of barrister. Abbrev.: SC
Compare junior (def. 9).
Usage: This title replaces Queen's Counsel in the jurisdictions where it applies.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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