Counsellor Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Counsellor.

Counsellor (noun)

  1. A professional who is qualified and licensed to advise clients on legal matters, often serving as a representative in court; similar to an attorney or advocate.
  2. A person who is trained to give guidance on personal or psychological problems.

Note: The term 'counsellor' can refer to different roles depending on the context and geography. In the U.S., the term typically refers to a lawyer or attorney, while in the U.K. and some other countries, it mainly refers to a professional who provides advice or guidance, especially in matters pertaining to psychology or mental health.