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ABOUT SOLICITOR OFFICE
       
   

Litigation management of all suits and cases in which the government/public or private parties are involved, is one of the major functions of the Ministry. For that matter, there is a Solicitor's Office under the Law and Justice Division. Solicitor's Office takes care of and monitors litigations by or against of the government in different courts of the country including the Supreme Court. This Office is also responsible for appointment and discipline of all Government Pleaders and Public Prosecutors. Appointment of the Attorney General and other Attorneys in the Supreme Court are also processed by this Office. Payment of salaries and fees of the government law officers and disbursement of all other expenses connected with litigation management are made by the Solicitor's Office.

Solicitor's Office has five branches, namely:

1. Writ Branch;
2. Civil Branch;
3. Criminal Branch;
4. Administrative and Administrative Appellate Tribunal Branch;
5. Government Pleaders and Public Prosecutors Branch (GP/PP);

 
       
       
       
       
   
FUNCTIONS OF SOLICITOR BRANCHES
       
   
Writ Branch
 
   

Take steps for contesting the cases pending both in High Court & Appellate Division and also keep correspondence with all the Govt. offices on behalf of the Government.

 
   
Civil Branch
 
    Take steps for filing Appeal/Revision in the High Court Division and giving legal opinion for filling appeal in the Appellate Division and doing all the works onbehalf of the Government.  
   
Criminal Branch
 
    Take steps for filing Appeal/Revision in the High Court Division and giving legal opinion for filing appeal in the Appellate Division and doing all the works on behalf of the Government.  
   
Administrative and Administrative Appellate Tribunal Branch
 
   

Taking necessary steps to contest the cases in respect of service matters and also giving legal opinion to file appeal, leave to appeal and review on behalf of the Government.    

 
   
 Government Pleaders and Public Prosecutors (GP/PP) Branch
 
   
Government Pleaders
Government Pleaders are appointed by the government i.e. Ministry of Law and L.G.P's in each district for a term determined by the government. There are also Additional GP and Asst. GP's to assist the Government Pleaders. Their main function is to look after the civil cases for and against the government.  
   
Public Prosecutors

Public Prosecutors are appointed by the government i.e. Ministry of Law in each district and Metropolitan Sessions Court and for a term determined by the government. There are also Addl. PP's and Asst. PP's to assist the Public Prosecutors. Their main function is to look after the criminal cases for and against the government.

 
       
       
       
       
   
Contact
 
     
   
Head Office

    Solicitor

    Attorney General & Solicitor Building

    Bangladesh Supreme Court, Dhaka

    Phone: 88-02-7168471