On 19 July 2019, The Private Prosecutors’ Association (“PPA”) launched its first edition of the Code for Private Prosecutors (“the Code”). Its intention was to set out standards of best practice and highlight some of the unique features of private prosecutions for those intending to bring such prosecutions in the future. Whilst adherence to the Code remains voluntary, all members of the PPA have agreed to abide by it as a condition of membership, with a view to encouraging all participants involved in the private prosecutions process to do the same.
Partner Hannah Laming and Associate Charlotte Evans discuss recent developments in private prosecutions and the application of the new code in The Barrister
Published 14 January 2020 by Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP