Attorney General and Solicitor General

The Attorney General and Solicitor General are Law Officers of the Crown.  They have overall responsibility for the Treasury Solicitor, and they supervise the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), the Director of the Serious Fraud Office, the Revenue and Customs Prosecution Office, HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate and the DPP for Northern Ireland.

Divisions of High Ct.jpgThe Attorney General is head of the Bar in England, and takes precedence over all barristers. The Solicitor General is junior in precedence to the Attorney General, and is a Queen's Counsel. A Solicitor General is also appointed for Scotland.

How to Address the Attorney General

The recommended social style of address is as follows:

Beginning of letter Dear Attorney General; otherwise by name
End of letter Yours sincerely
Envelope Dominic Grieve, Esq, QC, MP
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