弁護士 (hiragana べんごし, romaji bengoshi)
Last modified on 5 September 2012, at 10:30
- (law) a lawyer; an attorney
- Usage note: 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