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In Conversation with Keir Starmer QC

Conversing with the Law

Date: Wednesday 24 October 2012 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Keir Starmer
Chair: Professor Conor Gearty  

As the head of the CPS, Keir Starmer QC has been instrumental in a number of high profile prosecutions and is at the forefront of developments in prosecution policy. Most recently, he has announced his intention to issue guidelines around the prosecution of cases involving social media. Your exclusive chance to put your question to one of the most senior lawyers in the UK, join the debate @LSELaw 

Please note: this is an open topic event, however there may be some questions the DPP is unable to answer for legal reasons, for example, on specific on-going cases. 

Keir Starmer is the director of public prosecutions for the Crown Prosecution Service. He was named Human Rights Lawyer of the Year in 2001 and QC of the Year in Human Rights and Public Law in 2007.

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This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries email events@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 6043.


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