Private prosecutions don’t have to be dangerous, Hannah Laming and Jenny Barker write in The Times
Chair of the Private Prosecutors Associate (PPA) Hannah Laming and Business Crime Of Counsel Jenny Barker disagree with a recent article published by The Times: Brief that labelled private prosecutions as a “legal Wild West”. Hannah and Jenny highlight that, while risks do exist for the unwary private prosecutor, those risks can be resolved “through meticulous case management” and there is little doubt that private prosecutions are “an effective way of securing justice”. The PPA aims to create a voluntary code of conduct reflecting best practice, which will serve as a useful benchmark for all involved in private prosecutions. Read their full article in The Times here.