|Kanji in this term|
In Japan, only a person who has passed the Japanese bar examination may describe themselves as a 弁護士 without further qualification. Lawyers licensed in other countries generally add the name of their qualifying jurisdiction as a prefix.
- attorney admitted in New York
- gaikokuhō jimu bengoshi
- foreign legal consultant; foreign attorney admitted to the Japanese bar
- 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.