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Jeremy Miles AM

Jeremy Miles
Counsel General Designate.

Counsel General Designate's Responsibilities

  • Provision of legal advice to the Government
  • Oversee the work of the Legal Services Department which provides legal services to the Welsh Government
  • Oversee prosecutions on behalf of the Welsh Government
  • Oversee representation of the Welsh Government in the courts
  • Consider whether Bills passed by the Assembly need to be referred to the Supreme Court for determination as to whether they are within the Assembly’s competence (exercised independently of Government)
  • Perform other functions in the public interest including, where the Counsel General considers it appropriate, institute, defend or appear in any legal proceedings relating to functions of the Welsh Government (exercised independently of government)