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He was born in Cardiff, and trained as a lawyer, attending Trinity Hall, Cambridge where he was President of the Cambridge Union Society in 1952, and Harvard Law School. He became a barrister and was appointed a QC (Queens Counsel) in 1971.
He represented Leicester North West then Leicester West in the House of Commons from 1970 until his retirement in 1997. His predecessor in the seat was his father, Sir Barnett Janner . It is now held by Patricia Hewitt.
He was created Lord Janner of Braunstone in 1997. He is a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group against Anti-Semitism, and the Israel APPG.
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