Overseas criminal investigations
Please click on the link in the downloads section marked 'MLA Handbook' for guidance upon the procedures that are available for obtaining evidence in the Bailiwick of Guernsey in respect of criminal investigations that are being conducted by overseas law enforcement agencies.
Overseas non- conviction based asset recovery investigations
Please click on the links in the downloads section marked 'Letter of Request template- NCBAR', 'Forfeiture of Money Law' and 'NCBAR guide' for guidance upon the procedures that are available for obtaining assistance in the Bailiwick of Guernsey in non- conviction based asset recovery investigations.
The Decision to Prosecute - Code of Guidance
Please click on the link in the downloads section marked 'The Decision to Prosecute - Code of Guidance' which explains the general principles that are applied when making decisions to prosecute.
Provision of advice to member of the public
Generally speaking, the Law Officers do not provide advice to members of the public. Where members of the public have accessed this site with a view to obtaining advice or guidance concerning a Bailiwick legal issue, they may wish to contact the Guernsey Bar Council - the professional body which represents members of the Guernsey Bar, that is to say locally qualified lawyers, known in the Bailiwick as Advocates of the Royal Court. Contact details for the Secretary of the Bar Council appear below.
Secretary to the Guernsey Bar Council
A list of the members of the Guernsey Bar and the firms for which they work can be obtained from the Royal Court of Guernsey website and the Guernsey Bar website.
Guernsey Bar website: www.guernseybar.com
Royal Court website: www.guernseyroyalcourt.gg