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Keir Starmer appoints lawyer who represented Gerry Adams

6 July 2024

9:10 PM

6 July 2024

9:10 PM

Since becoming leader of the Labour party, Keir Starmer has faced plenty of scrutiny about his career as a human rights lawyer – and in particular the more unpleasant individuals he represented during his time at the bar. Starmer has, for example, represented in court the preacher Abu Qatada in his battle to avoid being deported to Jordan.

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