A person who is legally qualified and licensed to represent a person in alegal matter, such as a transaction or lawsuit. Often used in place of the word lawyer or solicitor.
The government minister responsible for the administration of justice.
Enduring Power of Attorney
A power of attorney which enables the attorney to act even though the person who appointed the attorney may cease to have legal capacity.
General Power of Attorney
A legal document where a donor appoints an attorney to act on the donor's behalf in areas of property and financial affairs. A general power of attorney, unlike an enduring power of attorney will come to an end if the donor becomes mentally incapacitated.