Top City Lawyer Quits After CV Lies

Friday, 23rd October 2015 at 9:19pm

The Evening Standard reported that one of the City’s top lawyers has quit his job after it was discovered that he had invented large chunks of a ‘glittering CV’.

Dennis O’Riordan boasted of being made an Eldon Scholar by Oxford University after gaining first-class degrees and a doctorate there and of studying at Harvard University – all of which were lies.

He was only found out after apparently using his fabricated CV to apply for a job at an unnamed barristers’ chambers in November last year.

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