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Who the Crown Solicitor acts for

The Crown Solicitor may act as solicitor for:

  • the State of NSW

  • persons suing or being sued on behalf of the State

  • Ministers of the Crown

  • a body established by a law of the State

  • an officer or an employee of the Public Service or any other service of the State or of a body established by a law of the State

  • a person holding office under a law of the State or because of appointment to that office by the Governor or any Minister of the Crown

  • any other person or body approved by the Attorney General.

The Crown Solicitor does not provide legal services to the general public.