Meaning of junior counsel

jun'ior coun'sel

Pronunciation: [key]
— Eng. Law. Eng. Law.
  1. a body of barristers who are lower in rank than the King's Counsel or Queen's Counsel, and who plead outside the bar in the court.
  2. a member of this body of barristers.
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