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.
Telephone - We are not able to provide legal advice to members of the public or business
020 7271 2492
020 7271 2465 / 2440 / 2516
If you have an urgent media enquiry out of office hours please contact the duty press officer.
07548 212 146 - Please note this number does not accept text messages
The duty press officer can also be contacted by emailing
Please note that we are unable to give legal advice or assistance to members of the public. We strive to answer all correspondence that falls within the remit of the AGO within 20 days. However, we are unable to reply to matters that do not fall within the responsibility of the AGO.