| Sir Keir Starmer |
|Alma mater||University of Leeds, St Edmund Hall (Oxford)|
Sir Keir Starmer (born 2 September 1962) is a British politician and barrister who has been the Labour Party Member of Parliament for Holborn and St Pancras since the 2015 General Election. On 6 October 2016 he was appointed Shadow Brexit Secretary by Jeremy Corbyn.
Keir Starmer was the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and the Head of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) from 2008 to 2013. He has prosecuted in numerous cases for the CPS during his career, while acting principally as a defence lawyer specialising in human rights issues.
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