The Private Prosecution Service is one of the United Kingdom’s only boutique law practices that specialises in all aspects of private prosecution and related corporate criminal investigations. Few legal firms operating in the UK have our level of expertise in Private Prosecution advice and strategy. We are the only expert law practice specialising in private prosecution that incorporates both solicitors and barristers.
Our specialist Private Prosecution Solicitors and Barristers deliver expert technical knowledge, the utmost expertise, top state prosecution contacts, strong negotiations skills and respected advice, which can make a pronounced difference in criminal or civil proceedings and subsequent tracing, compensation, confiscation, custodial penalties or enforcement.
M. Ali AkramSenior Partner, Solicitor Advocate and Barrister (Lincoln’s Inn)
Formerly employed by leading City law firm SJ Berwin LLP [subsequently King & Wood Mallesons LLP]; with secondments to the legal departments of Goldman Sachs and ING Barings. During that time Ali advised on issues such as Fraud, Money Laundering, Insider Dealing and Regulatory Compliance.
He is a frequent media commentator on legal issues and is regularly featured on the BBC’s Panorama; ITV and other leading news publications.
Rizwan AshiqBarrister (Lincoln’s Inn)
Having spent time on secondment at the Crown Prosecution Service, and also having prosecuted on behalf of various organisations including the Royal Mail, Rizwan has significant experience in serious criminal proceedings.
Amongst other things, he has conducted trials for offences ranging from Murder; Conspiracy to Import Class A Drugs; Money Laundering; Fraud; Trading Standards Offences; Sexual Offences and Organised Crime.
He also extensive knowledge of restraint orders and search warrants.
Christopher SnellBarrister (Practising at No5 Chambers) – Regulated by the Bar Standards Board
Christopher is one of a small number of barristers to have obtained a certificate of honour from the Middle Temple in recognition of excellent academic achievement. He is a reputable and highly experienced chancery barrister who is ideally suited for complex High Court litigation. We have instructed Chris throughout his career at the independent bar and consider him to be a first-class counsel choice.
We enjoy a close working relationship with Chris and are able to obtain urgent professional advice and representation for our privately funded clients at the outset of a dispute, when it often matters the most.
Zaheera has represented clients in relation to offences ranging from Murder, Sexual offences, Drugs offences, Road Traffic, Robberies and Burglaries.
She has an in depth knowledge of the law and prides herself on her attention to detail and pragmatism. She is able to use her own initiative and problem solving skills effectively when preparing a case. Her positive and pro-active approach allows her to deal with a diverse range of people and complex matters.
Jaron is based in Middle Temple Chambers along with our leading City of London solicitors, barristers and QCs. Having excelled academically, he conducts high quality legal research to ensure prosecutions and our client’s cases are as strong as they can be in and out of Court. He has leading experience with the criminal and civil courts, clients and witnesses in a variety of high value contentious private prosecutions.
Instruct Specialist Private Prosecution Lawyers
We are a specialist City of London law firm made up of Solicitors & Barristers operating from the only law firm based in the Middle Temple Inns of Court adjacent to the Royal Courts of Justice. Our specialist Private Prosecution Solicitors and Barristers deliver expert technical knowledge, the utmost expertise, top state prosecution contacts, strong negotiations skills and respected advice, which can make a pronounced difference in criminal or civil proceedings and subsequent tracing, compensation, confiscation, custodial penalties or enforcement.