25 January 2010

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Keir Starmer: a radical lawyer gets tough

When human rights barrister Keir Starmer QC became director of public prosecutions (DPP) in 2008, he came up against a ­barrage of ­criticism that suggested he would not be able to step up to the plate as head of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).

People moves

DWF has boosted its London office with the appointment of Catherine May as a ­partner in the insurance practice.

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MoFo bags HMRC, NPIA and Tata sourcing work

Morrison & Foerster’s (MoFo) London global sourcing group has advised on a trio of deals, one apiece for clients HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the National Policing Improvements Agency (NPIA) and Tata Consultancy Services.

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