Definition of bush lawyer in English:

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bush lawyer


Australian /NZ informal
A person claiming legal or other knowledge who is unqualified to do so.
Example sentences
  • All Australians know what a bush lawyer is - and how they are bores best avoided.
  • ‘I am only a bush lawyer not an industrial lawyer,’ he added.
  • What bush lawyer gave him the advice that if the Privy Council were restored, these people would automatically be lost to the judiciary system, when that is not the case?

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