Incoming Linklaters partner Alison Saunders faces scrutiny from MPs over disclosure failures during tenure as DPP

Outgoing DPP asked about personal toll of disclosure failures ahead of magic circle move

Incoming Linklaters partner Alison Saunders has been questioned by MPs over failures around the disclosure of evidence in criminal cases, ahead of the end of her tenure as director of public prosecutions later this year.

Saunders (pictured) appeared before the Justice Committee this morning (5 June), as part of its inquiry into disclosure failings which have dogged the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) after the high-profile collapse of several rape trials.

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