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Solicitor General

The Solicitor General is that person who represents or advises a government when it is party to a suit, generally in front of its supreme court.

In the Republic of Ireland the Solicitor General is known as the Chief State Solicitor. The Office of Chief State Solicitor is a branch of the Attorney General's Office.

In Sweden the Chancellor of Justice performs the tasks of a Solicitor General. The office was introduced by King Charles XII of Sweden in 1713.

See also:

United States Solicitor General Canadian Solicitor General

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