Our Chief Crown Prosecutor
Chief Crown Prosecutor - Wendy Williams
Wendy Williams joined the CPS in 2003 as the Legal Director of the CPS London North Region. She was responsible for prosecutions in the 17 boroughs which comprised North London, a region of approximately 500 staff and 50 managers.
In February 2009, Wendy was appointed as the Chief Crown Prosecutor for CPS Northumbria and Group Chair of the North East Region before becoming CCP for CPS North East following the national restructure.
Wendy is responsible for prosecutions from the police force areas of Durham, Cleveland and Northumbria) and is a member of the Northumbria Local Criminal Justice Board.
Between 2000-2003 Wendy worked as a legal inspector with HM CPS Inspectorate, where she was responsible for conducting Area, joint and thematic inspections of CPS (and CJS) Areas throughout England and Wales.
Before joining HM CPS Inspectorate, Wendy was a partner in a firm in South London, where she practised for many years in the fields of criminal and child care law and she was a qualified Duty Solicitor and Member of the Law Societys Children Panel.
Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor - Chris Enzor
Chris qualified as a solicitor in 1984 and joined the West Yorkshire Metropolitan County Council as an Assistant Prosecuting Solicitor. He moved to the CPS on its formation in 1986, working as a front line prosecutor in the magistrates courts in Leeds and Bradford.
In 1994 Chris moved to CPS Headquarters in York into what is now Policy and in 1997 became Head of the northern office of Central Casework. In 1999 he became Head of the York/Birmingham Division of Casework Directorate and remained in that post until September 2005 when he became Deputy Head of the Organised Crime Division.
Chris became Chief Crown Prosecutor for CPS West Mercia in December 2006, a temporary post, before being appointed Chief Crown Prosecutor for Durham in October 2007.