Welcome to the website of the Office of the Attorney General for Northern Ireland

As Attorney General, I have a number of statutory responsibilities in addition to being the chief legal adviser to the Northern Ireland Executive. More information about my work can be found in my annual reports.

My functions must be exercised independently of any other person. This is a requirement placed on me by the Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2002.

The Attorney General provides legal advice to the Northern Ireland Executive and Departments and is unable to give legal advice to individuals.

Dame Brenda King 
Attorney General for Northern Ireland