The Ministry of Justice of Malawi provides legal advice and services to the government's ministries and departments, as well as the general public. The ministry represents the Government of Malawi in civil litigation cases and prosecutes criminal cases on behalf of the State, drafts legislation, and vets agreements and treaties on behalf of the government.

The ministry comprises the following departments:

The ministry operates under the direction of the Minister of Justice and the supervision of the Solicitor General and Secretary for Justice