adjectiveLaw , British
(Of a barrister) having no clients.
- He preferred the laid-back life of a briefless barrister.
- When he - a briefless barrister - stepped ashore in 1839, Melbourne was little more than a huddle of huts.
- One briefless barrister who had been watching the trial, came out with a novel.
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