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counsel

(kown′sĕl) [Fr. conseil fr L. consilium, deliberation, conclusion, resolution, plan]
1. To advise, esp. officially or professionally.
2. Advice, esp. official or professional.
3. A lawyer acting as the legal representative of one of the parties in a trial.
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The Chief Counsel task force was formed to study the IRS's Technical Advice Memorandum program and to make recommendations in respect of the process used by the Office of Chief Counsel, both in the field and in the national office, to provide technical legal advice to IRS personnel and taxpayers during the course of tax examinations (so-called case specific advice).
2 Anything discussed with corporate counsel is protected by attorney-client privilege and must be kept confidential.
This was, however, a very thin edge indeed, as the appearance of counsel in felony trials at the Old Bailey remained quite rare.
She was appointed assistant general counsel over the division's International section in 1991, and was promoted to associate general counsel in 1992.
Follow-up reports by counsel were sporadic and provided little new information that could be used to expedite claim resolution.
Understanding the protections of the Fifth and Sixth Amendment rights to counsel and the concomitant procedural rules begins with an appreciation of the principals that underlie those rights.
The role of in-house counsel is intended to be proactive, as they attend to all of the regulatory compliance, licensing, trademark and contractual needs of their employers.
CosmoCom chose General Counsel Solutions and its network because the GCS' experienced, former in-house counsels and executives offer hands-on, senior-level experience and insights - both domestically and globally - that competitors simply could not match.
2] The list includes, among other protections, the right to the assistance of counsel.
Last year, Appeals and the Chief Counsel embraced mediation as the new darling of the National Office's dispute resolution procedures.
He joined Mobil in l968 as counsel in the Corporate Office of General Counsel.
The meeting included a program featuring a panel discussion on "What's Keeping the General Counsel Awake At Night?