Keir Starmer

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(lawyer)
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Born1962-09-02
London, England
Alma materUniversity of Leeds, St Edmund Hall (Oxford)
Children2
SpouseVictoria Alexander
PartyLabour

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In office
1 November 2008 - 1 November 2013
Preceded byKen Macdonald
Succeeded byAlison Saunders

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.[1]

Career

Keir Starmer was the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and the Head of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) from 2008 to 2013.[2] He has prosecuted in numerous cases for the CPS during his career, while acting principally as a defence lawyer specialising in human rights issues.[3]

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