|Office of the Admiralty Advocate|
Ensign of the Royal Navy
|Department of the Admiralty|
|Reports to||First Lord of the Admiralty|
|Nominator||First Lord of the Admiralty|
|Appointer|| Prime Minister |
Subject to formal approval by the Queen-in-Council
|Term length||Not fixed|
|Inaugural holder||William Turner|
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