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Law Officers' Department

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20 May 2022

£1.9 million of funds seized

The Attorney General argued the accounts were created to hold and conceal proceeds of corruption received by Lieutenant General Useni while he held political office in the Abacha regime

27 April 2022

Money laundering case in the Royal Court

Three defendants sentenced to terms of imprisonment of up to four years following money-laundering investigation by Jersey authorities.

13 April 2022

Royal Court imposes freezing order

Statement from the Law Officers’ Department regarding asset freezing order

​What we do

  • provide legal advice to the Government, the States Assembly and the Crown 
  • provide an independent public prosecution service for the Island 
  • protect the interests of the Crown and Government in civil proceedings 
  • help safeguard children and adults at risk 
  • assist overseas law enforcement agencies 
The Law Officers’ Department does not provide a legal service to members of the public or businesses.

Law Officers

Mark Temple

HM Attorney General

Matthew Jowitt

HM Solicitor General

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