In the ACT lawyers are admitted as 'barristers and solicitors'. ACT and Canberra solicitors advise on routine legal matters and ACT and Canberra solicitors can also be advocates in court. Some choose not to appear in court at all. ACT and Canberra barristers specialise only in court appearances.
Some Canberra lawyers specialising in areas of law will travel to regional areas. This includes ACT Solicitors and Barristers.