About the Office of the Solicitor General

The Office of the Solicitor-General serves the public of Somaliland by providing essential legal expertise and legal support to the Government of Somaliland.

The Office of the Solicitor-General is established under section 48 of the Somaliland Judiciary Organization law. Lr: 24/2003. The Somaliland President H.E Ahmed Mohamed (Silanyo) implemented the establishment of the Office of the Solicitor General for the first time in Somaliland history. The president proclaimed the establishment of the office in 30th/June/2011.

Our Vision

The Office of the Solicitor General will be the best public law office in the Somaliland leading the state with the trust, confidence, and support of partners, consumers, and policy-makers, while committing to the highest professional and ethical standards.

Our Mission

  1. To provide efficient and professional legal services and legal representation to the Government of Somaliland for the interest of the State, and To promote the rule of law by providing legal opinion and advice on issues faced by government entities.
  2. To develop the Solicitor General's Office into a Centre of Excellence for Government's Legal and Legislative Drafting Services
  3. To be a center for legal publication and dissemination service for the government and for the public by publishing legislation in the Official Gazette and on the office website.