Sir Ken Macdonald: ‘We are determined to do more ourselves’ – The Times

Posted April 8th, 2008 in advocacy, Crown Prosecution Service, special report by sally

“It is a classic case of poacher- turned-gamekeeper — or in the case of Sir Ken Macdonald, perhaps the other way round. The Director of Public Prosecutions has embarked on a programme of taking on Crown Court trials — the stomping ground of his profession, the Bar. Instead of paying millions a year to private practice barristers, he wants more CPS advocates to take their own cases to court.”

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