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Government House Judicial Appointment: Director of Public Prosecutions

20 March, 2016

The Governor, Mr George Fergusson has announced the appointment of Mr Larry Mussenden as Director of Public Prosecutions in succession to Mr Rory Field. In making the appointment, Mr Fergusson has accepted the recommendation of the Judicial and Legal Services Committee.

Mr Fergusson has said: "I am very pleased to make this appointment. Mr Mussenden will bring to this important role long experience of the law, from the perspective of a defence counsel as well as a prosecutor and in private practice as well as in government service. I wish him well in this often challenging role and have every confidence that he will make an excellent DPP."