Attorney General's Office (United Kingdom) facts for kids
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|Headquarters||20 Victoria Street|
The Attorney General's Office (AGO) provides legal advice and support to the Attorney General and the Solicitor General (the Law Officers) who give legal advice to government. The AGO helps the Law Officers perform other duties in the public interest, such as looking at sentences which may be too low.
|Attorney General||Chief legal adviser to the Crown and has a number of independent public interest functions, as well as overseeing the Law Officers’ departments.|
|Solicitor General||Supports the Attorney across the range of their responsibilities.|
- Crown Prosecution Service
- Government Legal Department
- Serious Fraud Office
- Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
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