legal representative

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legal representative (plural legal representatives)

  1. (law) A lawyer, solicitor, etc, who acts on behalf of a client in legal matters.
  2. (law) One who represents or acts on behalf of another under authority recognised by law, such as a parent or guardian of a minor, a manager of a legal person, etc.
    • 2013 October 1, “German Civil Code BGB”, in Bundesministerium der Justiz und für Verbraucherschutz[1], Berlin: Bundesministerium der Justiz und für Verbraucherschutz, retrieved 2019-05-16:
      A person who is not capable of contracting or who has limited capacity to contract can neither establish nor terminate residence without the consent of his legal representative.