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general counsel

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Law
general counselˌgeneral ˈcounsel noun [countable]  1 SCLBBCthe legal officer of a US company with the highest rank2 SCLa firm of US lawyers that gives general legal advice
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general counselOfgem has scrapped the post of director of legal services in favour of a general counsel.Such charges have no basis in fact, according to John H.. Carley, Avis' general counsel.Simmons & Simmons energy partner Charles Bankes is set to become Ofgem's first general counsel under a two-year secondment.Stanley M.. Brand, a Democratic former House general counsel, said the penalty seemed personal rather than political.Mr McLaughlin, 44 years old, was senior vice president, general counsel and secretary.
From Longman Business Dictionarygeneral counselˌgeneral ˈcounsel noun [countable]LAW1JOBthe chief legal officer of a US company2ORGANIZATIONSa firm of US lawyers that gives general legal advice
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