Government of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago

Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs

About the Chief State Solicitor

The Chief State Solicitor provides legal services to other Government Ministries, Agencies and Departments/Units as well as to the members of the public. Its main functions are as follows:

– To focus on commercial and property law matters and, in these areas, serve both the Government and the public in the preparation of deeds and contracts for its commercial enterprises and for the engagement of consultants and other personnel; and
– To instruct the Solicitor General in Civil Litigation Matters.

The following are the Legal Services provided to the public:

– Contracts;

– Conveyancing;

– Administrator General;

– Public Trustee;

– Mental Health Applications and

– Official Receiver.