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Suella Braverman appointed as the UKs new Attorney General

Indian-origin Suella Braverman has been appointed as the UK’s new Attorney General. The appointment comes in British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s reshuffled Cabinet in February 2020. Suella Braverman sworn in for the post at a ceremony at the Royal Courts of Justice in London on 24 February.  Braverman will involve reviewing the work of the law officers’ departments. She will oversee the independent prosecuting authorities, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and the Serious Fraud Office.  Suella Braverman: Suella Braverman, a 39-year-old minister, is a barrister and Cambridge University law graduate. She had specialized in public law and judicial review. Since 2015, she served as an MP for Fareham in south-east England. Shey served as a minister in the Department for Exiting the European Union. She served as a member of the Attorney General’s panel of treasury counsel. She studied law at the University of Cambridge. She completed Masters in law from the University of Paris. Braverman was the first female Attorney General to be appointed by a Conservative Party government.

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