Is New SFO Head A 'Different Kind Of Director'?

Law360 (March 12, 2019, 2:23 PM EDT) -- It's been six months since Lisa Osofsky succeeded David Green as director of the Serious Fraud Office.

Since then, the dual U.S./U.K.-trained lawyer has made regular public pronouncements setting out how she expects to make her mark as director.

Half a year on from her appointment, can we come to any conclusions about the changes she is making — and what they mean for lawyers and their clients?

A Different Kind of Director

In September last year, Osofsky used her first public speech in post to pledge to be a "different kind of director."

She highlighted her background working alongside law...

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