The Law Officers: where government and the law meet

Law Officers Of The Crown

We provide a range of legal services covering issues that would be dealt with by both central and local government in larger jurisdictions, primarily for:

The Law Officers of the Crown do not provide a legal service to members of the public. This is provided by the private firms of the Guernsey Bar. Please click on this link for a list of local legal practices.

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The Law Officers of the Crown and their staff are committed to acting professionally, ethically, fairly and with integrity in all our business dealings and relationships. We are bound by our professional codes of conduct and follow the policies set out on the Publications and Policies page.

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Wednesday 01 November 2023

Guernsey's Attorney General (HM Procureur) attends Overseas Territories Attorneys General conference in Montserrat

The Attorney General of Guernsey (HM Procureur) attended the Overseas Territories Attorneys General conference held in Montserrat on 26th to 28th September. Also present were a representative from Jersey, a representative from the US Department of Justice, the Solicitor General for England and Wales and a delegation from the United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. The conference discussed a range of topics relating to the rule of law and administration of justice, and the enhancement of mutual cooperation. The delegates welcomed in particular the crucial role played by the British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies (including Guernsey) in the implementation and enforcement of UK sanctions. Delegates agreed to exchange best practice and recommended the creation of a mechanism to facilitate an improved information sharing forum to help build capability and capacity.

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The Law Officers of the Crown are located on the island of Guernsey in the Channel Islands, within the bay of St Malo.