Keir Starmer

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Birthday
2, 1962
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
2, 1962 (age 57)
Birthplace
England

About

Best known for holding office from 2008 until 2013 as British Director of Public Prosecution and as leader of the Crown Prosecution Service, this high-ranking barrister also fought for human rights and legal reform in both the Caribbean and Northern Ireland.

Before Fame

During the 1980s, he studied law at both the University of Leeds and the University of Oxford.

Trivia

He was named for Scottish Labour Party politician Keir Hardie.

Family Life

Following their 2007 wedding, he and his wife Victoria welcomed two children.

Associated With

He and his contemporary, Nigel Sweeney, both had prominent careers as English barristers.