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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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Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Cuddy & McCarthy LLP serve as advisors to TECO Energy, whereas Continental Energy Systems is taking counsel from Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co LLC and Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.
The vendor is reportedly taking counsel from Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) and JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM).
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The UK government is taking counsel from Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) on the sale process.