Law Officers' Department update:Written statement - HCWS730

Attorney General
Made on: 04 June 2018
Made by: Jeremy Wright (Attorney General)

Law Officers' Department update

Serious Fraud Office (Appointment of the Director of the Serious Fraud Office)

I am today announcing the appointment of Lisa Osofsky as the next Director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).

Under the Criminal Justice Act 1987, I appoint a person to be the Director of the Serious Fraud Office, who shall discharge their functions under my superintendence. The Prime Minister and Cabinet Secretary have been notified of this appointment.

This appointment has been conducted in line with Civil Service guidance and the process has been overseen by a Civil Service Commissioner.

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