Criminal Prosecution - Private
Will frequently advises and represents clients who wish to bring or defend private prosecution proceedings.
Will has successfully conducted numerous prosecutions in the Magistrates’ and Crown Courts on behalf of the following private bodies:
- the Royal Mail Group;
- the Post Office;
- Capita Plc; and
- the RSPCA
Will brings invaluable public prosecution experience to bear on the private sphere, having advised on investigation, restraint of assets, evidence, charging, disclosure, and confiscation for agencies as diverse as the CPS, SFO, FCA, UKBA and the Home Office.
Will has particular expertise managing issues of disclosure, a potential pitfall of private prosecution, and has drafted numerous disclosure management documents and protocols.
Will has also helped train private investigators to assist them in giving live evidence in court.