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A lawyer was an individual who practised law.

When he arrested by Wyatt Earp, the First Doctor said he wanted his solicitor. (TV: The Gunfighters)

The Valeyard was the prosecuting counsel at the Sixth Doctor's trial for violating the First Law of Time. (TV: The Mysterious Planet)

After receiving advice from the Seventh Doctor, FLORANCE bought a housing area on the Moon with plans for redevelopment and hired a lawyer to obtain civil rights. (PROSE: Transit)

John Hopkinson was the solicitor for Inspector Ian Stratford during the divorce of his wife. He was called to visit Banquo Manor after the Eighth Doctor, Fitz Kreiner and Compassion were stranded there. (PROSE: The Banquo Legacy)

Lau'Tan, posing as Brother Lassar, served as prosecuting counsel when the Tenth Doctor was put on trial by the Shadow Proclamation. (COMIC: Fugitive)

Mark Whitaker was a senior partner at the legal firm of Pollard, Boyce & Whitaker. (PROSE: Touched by an Angel)

Visiting the planet Hoopoe, the Doctor acted as Clara's barrister after she was arrested for walking on the ground by the Court of Birds. (COMIC: The Court of Birds)

The lawyers at Hokrala Corp attempted to sue Torchwood for mishandling the 21st century and improper maintenance of the Cardiff Rift. Every year after 2000 they would send a writ to shut Torchwood down. (PROSE: The Undertaker's Gift)

Peter Dalton was a lawyer that the Trickster saved from death and used to try manipulating Sarah Jane Smith. The plan failed when Dalton broke the bargain and became permanently dead. (TV: The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith)