articled clerk

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1. A trainee solicitor. In the UK all trainees are now graduates and will have taken professional examinations. They are then required to be articled to (i.e. to sign an agreement to learn from) a qualified solicitor for two years before being admitted as solicitors themselves.

2. In certain Commonwealth countries, and formerly in the UK, a trainee accountant attached to a practicing chartered accountant.

Subjects: Business and Management.

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