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Sir Keir Starmer KCB QC

Full Title: Sir Keir Starmer KCB QC
Category: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 30.6.2009
Call Date: 24.11.1987

Director of Public Prosecutions since November 2008 and former Joint Head of Doughty Street Chambers specialising in human rights, international and criminal law.  He has conducted many cases before the House of Lords, the European Court of Human Rights, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights.  He has been Called to the Bar in the Bahamas, Belize, St Vincent, St Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago, and has worked on cases in Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria and Malawi.  He was named Human Rights Lawyer of the Year in 2001, and QC of the Year in Human Rights and Public Law in 2007.