Attorney General's Office

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  1. GLD, AGO, HMCPSI: transactions over £25,000: September 2018
  2. GLD, AGO, HMCPSI: transactions over £25,000: October 2018
  3. GLD, AGO, HMCPSI: transactions over £25,000: November 2018

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What the Attorney General's Office does

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.

AGO is a ministerial department, supported by 4 agencies and public bodies.

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Our ministers

Our management

Rowena Collins Rice
Rowena Collins Rice
Director General of the Attorney General's Office (AGO)
Michelle Crotty
Deputy Legal Secretary and Head of Operations

Contact AGO

Office address

5 -8 The Sanctuary

United Kingdom

Telephone - We are not able to provide legal advice to members of the public or business

020 7271 2492

Media enquiries

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.

Refer a Crown Court Sentence

Nominations of Counsel

Report Contempt of Court

Freedom of Information requests

Media enquiries - this account is monitored out of hours

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request.
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question.

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts

  1. Jobs

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