David Green QC knighted amid Slaughters talks as Freshfields chief of staff receives MBE

Former SFO director and Freshfields responsible business head among legal figures recognised in Queen's birthday honours

Former Serious Fraud Office (SFO) director David Green QC has been awarded a knighthood in this year’s Queen’s birthday honours list.

Green, who is currently in talks over a move to magic circle firm Slaughter and May, led the SFO from 2012 until April this year, and has been recognised for services to the criminal justice system.

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