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  • Full text of the speech given by the Rt Hon Richard Hermer KC as he was sworn in as Attorney General at the Royal Courts of Justice.

  • The Rule of Law, free speech and artificial intelligence were all on the agenda as the Attorney General for England and Wales and Advocate General for Northern Ireland  and the Advocate General for Scotland addressed the Wor…

    First published during the 2022 to 2024 Sunak Conservative government

  • The Court of Appeal has increased the sentence of a dangerous sexual predator after it was referred under the Unduly Lenient Sentence scheme.

    First published during the 2022 to 2024 Sunak Conservative government

  • Recruitment for new Chief Inspector of HMCPSI launched.

    First published during the 2022 to 2024 Sunak Conservative government

  • A violent thug who murdered a man and raped two women as part of a ferocious four-day crime spree has had his sentence increased after it was referred to the Court of Appeal.

    First published during the 2022 to 2024 Sunak Conservative government

  • The opportunities available for aspiring barristers and solicitors in Yorkshire and beyond were discussed when the Attorney General visited staff at the Government Legal Department in Leeds.

    First published during the 2022 to 2024 Sunak Conservative government

  • Driving a shared commitment to prosecutorial excellence in the wake of the Horizon scandal was the aim as the Law Officers joined prosecutors from a range of disciplines for an extraordinarily meeting.

    First published during the 2022 to 2024 Sunak Conservative government

  • Leader of a criminal gang that distributed large quantities of cocaine and cannabis across Sussex has his sentence increased after referral to Court of Appeal.

    First published during the 2022 to 2024 Sunak Conservative government

  • Stalking victims have been urged to report offending swiftly and with confidence to prevent the risk of further harm during National Stalking Awareness Week.

    First published during the 2022 to 2024 Sunak Conservative government

  • A masked thug who took part in a violent burglary has had his sentence doubled after it was referred to the Court of Appeal.

    First published during the 2022 to 2024 Sunak Conservative government

  • A police officer who engaged in sexual activities with a woman whilst on duty has suspended sentence quashed and sent to jail after it was referred to the Court of Appeal.

    First published during the 2022 to 2024 Sunak Conservative government

  • The Attorney General has pledged to support Ukraine in their efforts to obtain compensation for the damage caused by Russia’s illegal invasion as she spoke at an event in The Hague.

    First published during the 2022 to 2024 Sunak Conservative government

  • The Insolvency Service and Serious Fraud Office (SFO) have been recognised for their prosecuting excellence by the Attorney General.

    First published during the 2022 to 2024 Sunak Conservative government

  • During National Careers Week, we are celebrating the diverse roles and opportunities that can be found at the Attorney General's Office.

    First published during the 2022 to 2024 Sunak Conservative government

  • Barristers in the South eastern circuit and students from the Cambridge University Law Society were paid a visit by the Attorney General on Thursday.

    First published during the 2022 to 2024 Sunak Conservative government

  • The Attorney General's Guidelines on Disclosure have been updated with guidance on digital materials, the Solicitor General has confirmed.

    First published during the 2022 to 2024 Sunak Conservative government

  • UKRAINE’S soldiers and citizens continue to defy the odds the Attorney General has said as she marks the second anniversary of the Russian invasion.

    First published during the 2022 to 2024 Sunak Conservative government

  • The Attorney General Victoria Prentis KC MP has returned from a visit to Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories between 14 and 16 February 2024.

    First published during the 2022 to 2024 Sunak Conservative government

  • Anthony Rogers has been appointed as interim HM Chief Inspector of His Majesty’s Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate (HMCPSI) Attorney General Rt Hon Victoria Prentis KC MP has announced.

    First published during the 2022 to 2024 Sunak Conservative government

  • Valdo Calocane's sentence has been referred to the Court of Appeal as being unduly lenient, confirms the Attorney General.

    First published during the 2022 to 2024 Sunak Conservative government