Office of the Advocate General for Scotland

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What the Office of the Advocate General for Scotland does

The Office of the Advocate General (OAG) is the UK government’s Scottish legal team.

We provide legal advice, drafting and litigation services to the UK government in relation to Scotland.

We also support the Advocate General in his role as a Law Officer.

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Director and Solicitor to the Advocate General
Head of Advisory and Legislation Division
Legal Secretary to the Advocate General
Head of HMRC Division
Head of Litigation Division

Contact OAG

Office of the Advocate General

Neil Taylor
Director and Solicitor to the Advocate General
Queen Elizabeth House
Edinburgh
EH8 8FT
United Kingdom

General enquiries

+44 (0)131 244 0359

Legal Secretary to the Advocate General

Christopher Stephen
Legal Secretariat to the Advocate General
Dover House
Whitehall
London
SW1A 2AU
United Kingdom

Telephone

+44 (0)20 7270 6722

Private Secretary to the Advocate General

Nathan Lappin
Advocate General's Private Office
Dover House
Whitehall
London
SW1A 2AU
United Kingdom

Telephone

+44 (0)20 7270 6720

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Office of the Advocate General
Queen Elizabeth House
EH8 8FT
United Kingdom

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