Lawyer or Advocate, Solicitor or Barrister, and Attorney

It is quite obvious that most of us might not have a clear idea about the legal profession. Especially, how to understand the difference between the Lawyer, and Advocate. Similarly, to categorise between solicitor and barrister.

Also it is a fact that, even the legal professionals themselves often get confronted with this specific question from the general public. What is mean by a Lawyer, an Advocate,  Solicitor,  Barrister, and   Attorney.

In Indian context,  according to the Oxford Dictionary  definition of lawyer is  “a person who is trained and qualified to advise people about the law and to represent them in