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Jan Lamping

Chief Crown Prosecutor - CPS Yorkshire and Humberside & CPS National Lead for Victims

Jan joined the CPS in 1990 as a legal trainee. Throughout the 1990s she worked as a Crown Prosecutor and Senior Crown Prosecutor in Lancashire. In 1999 she moved to work in the Hull office, becoming a District Crown Prosecutor in 2003. Jan moved to work in North Yorkshire in 2008 and was promoted to Senior District Crown Prosecutor in Yorkshire and Humberside in 2012, where she led large Magistrates’ Court and Crown Court teams.

In 2015 Jan became Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor in the North East, and then in 2017 was asked to move to London North as DCCP. Jan took up post as  Chief Crown Prosecutor for CPS North East in February 2020. She was a member of the small team which developed the Director’s Guidance on Charging, 6th edition, and in September 2021 she was proud to be asked to become the CPS national lead for Victims. In April 2022 Jan was appointed Chief Crown Prosecutor for CPS Yorkshire and Humberside.