Bacon continues a "briefless barrister," with much time at his disposal.
The usual groups of the briefless were gathered around the stoves.
The magazine was not named after the publisher but after its sponsor, Hugh Fraser, a "briefless barrister" and man about town.
Somerville, the briefless, held that in the absence of all data such conclusion was unjustifiable.
But now he is simply a briefless barrister, without a friend in the world.
I can only describe it in the well-worn phrases, ‘briefless barrister’ and ‘impecunious junior.’
Many a briefless man of the law sends his card around to the occupants of the various prisons.
What we briefless barristers want in these hard times is merely the chance.
She may get some briefless pettifogger to appear for her; a man set up for you to knock down.
Rupert Carleton was still in the twenties, but he had been a briefless barrister for some years.