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Former British lawyer joins ODPP as fourth assistant director

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Update: 4:45PM FORMER British lawyer, Lee Burney, was appointed as the fourth Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Director of Public Prosecution Christopher Pryde said Mr Burney added value to the ODPP team with his experience of over 20 years in private practice and public service.

"Mr Burney brings with him considerable criminal advocacy experience. Before embarking on a career in public service with the British Army Legal Services, where he was prosecuting cases at home and abroad, he practiced private law in Hong Kong for 15 years," said Mr Pryde.

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