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LEAD Definition & Legal Meaning

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The counsel on either side of a litigated action who is chargcd with the prin- cipal management and direction of the party’s case, as distinguished from his juniors or subordinates, is said to “lead in the cause,” and is termed the “leading counsel” ou that side.

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