The Law Officers: where government and the law meet

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Revised Working Practices

The Law Officers of the Crown is operating as normal, but we have changed our working practices in line with public health guidance. We would be grateful for your support as, whenever possible, we will arrange virtual meetings instead of face to face, and send and request documents electronically.

Our office is not open to the public. If you have a meeting there, please liaise directly with the person you are visiting to gain access.

Law Officers Of The Crown

We provide a range of legal services covering issues that would be dealt with by both central and local government in larger jurisdictions, primarily for:

The Law Officers of the Crown do not provide a legal service to members of the public. This is provided by the private firms of the Guernsey Bar. Please click on this link for a list of local legal practices.

Professional Responsibilities

The Law Officers of the Crown and their staff are committed to acting professionally, ethically, fairly and with integrity in all our business dealings and relationships. We are bound by our professional codes of conduct and follow the policies set out in the Decision to Prosecute and the Model Litigant Policy.

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Our Location

The Law Officers of the Crown are located on the island of Guernsey in the Channel Islands, within the bay of St Malo.