Definition of hold a brief for in English:

hold a brief for

British Be retained as counsel for.
More example sentences
  • This time around the lawyer parliamentarian is holding a brief for the devil.
  • Often counsel holding a brief for another does not read it in the confident expectation that the case would be postponed.
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