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articled clerk

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Definition of articled clerk in English:

noun

British
A trainee solicitor.
Example sentences
  • While solicitors' articled clerks may once have been in very much the same position as pupil barristers, they have in more recent times been entitled to payment.
  • The support staff, the articled clerks, the young solicitors, they don't have the bargaining power.
  • Beginning his working life as an articled clerk in a solicitor's office, the windfall of an unexpected legacy made it possible for him to go up to Cambridge, where he read for the Bar.

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