Sentence Examples


  • On one occasion he was stigmatized in a minute by Mr Batson with "having espoused the nawab's cause, and as a hired solicitor defended all his actions, however dishonourable and detrimental to the Company."
  • SIR Reginald Palgrave (1829-1904) became a solicitor in 1851; but two years later was appointed a clerk in the House of Commons, becoming clerk of the House on the retirement of Sir Erskine May in 1886.
  • In 1801, on the formation of the Addington administration, he was appointed solicitor-general, and in 1802 he became attorneygeneral.
  • His political career began in 1742 with his appointment as solicitor-general.
  • In 1852 he was made solicitor-genera) for Scotland in Lord Derby's first ministry, three months later becoming Lord Advocate.

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