CPS London - contacting our teams

CPS London has one main contact number: 020 3357 7000. You do not need to listen to the full options menu - just key in the number for the team you need (see below) as soon as you hear the verbal message.

Our teams are focused on either magistrates' court or Crown Court cases. This page will help to ensure you are contacting the right CPS London team.

To request a Victim's Right to Review (VRR) or provide feedback on the service provided by CPS London, please click here.

PLEASE NOTE: CPS London's Complex Casework Unit (CCU) deals with Homicide cases, Rape and Serious Sexual Offence (RASSO) cases, domestic abuse cases being heard in the Crown Court and more complex matters. Contact details can be found here. Or you can phone the unit on 020 3357 7000 and press Option 3.

Contact information for Defence

The following email addresses are for the sole use of defence firms who are on the Criminal Justice Secure email system (CJSM).

Please note if you have sent this email from any account other than a CJSM account we will not respond electronically to your request. Further information on CJSM

Please ensure that the following information is provided in the email:

  • SUBJECT BOX - Unique Reference Number (URN) and court centre
  • BODY OF EMAIL - Defendant's name, date of birth, date of hearing and nature of request.

Failure to include this information will result in a delay processing your request.

Magistrates' Court Unit

CPS London has one team that deals with matters in all London magistrates' courts matters. Please see the table below for details:

4th Floor, Rose Court, 2 Southwark Bridge, London, SE1 9HS
(DX154263 Southwark 12).

Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor: Gerallt Evans

Legal and Stakeholder Managers: Toks Adesuyan and Simon Stanyer (acting).

Email the team at:

London.magistrates@cps.gsi.gov.uk (see section above if from the Defence)

For traffic matters email:

London.trafficteam@cps.gsi.gov.uk (see section above if from the Defence)

Contacting CPS London about a Magistrates' Court matter by telephone:

Call 020 3357 7000 and:

  • Press Option 1 for all Magistrates' Court general enquiries
  • Press Option 2 for all traffic related enquiries.

Crown Court North Unit

Address: Ground floor, 1 Drummond Gate, Pimlico, London, SW1V 2QZ
(DX: 161330 Victoria 19).
Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor: Helen Draycott
Legal and Stakeholder Manager: Nicholas Coates

CPS London team

Crown Court Centres

Police boundary / London borough


Trial Preparation Team:

Fax: 020 3357 7127.


Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, Hackney, Barking, Havering, Newham, Redbridge.

020 3357 7000 - key in Option 3


Trial Preparation Team:
Harrow, Wood Green and Isleworth.


Fax: 020 3357 7126.

Harrow, Wood Green and Isleworth.

Enfield, Haringey, Brent, Harrow, Ealing, Hammersmith, Kensington, Hillingdon, Barnet.

020 3357 7000 - key in Option 3


For Advocacy queries in relation to these courts email:

Fax: 020 3357 7126

All of above.

 All of above.

020 3357 7000 - key in Option 3


Crown Court South Unit

Address: 3rd floor, 1 Drummond Gate, Pimlico, London, SW1V 2QZ
(DX: 161330 Victoria 19).
Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor: Jonathan Storer
Legal and Stakeholder Manager: Daren Streeter.
Fax: 020 3357 7125
CPS london TeamCrown Court Centres Police boundary / London boroughTelephone numbers

Trial preparation Team:
Croydon, Kingston & Woolwich



Croydon, Kingston and Woolwich.Wandsworth, Merton, Richmond, Hounslow, Kingston, Croydon, Sutton, Greenwich,  Lewisham, Bromley, Southwark.

020 3357 7000 - key in Option 3


Trial preparation Team:
Blackfriars, Inner London & Southwark



Blackfriars, Inner London and Southwark.

Camden, Islington, Bexley, Lambeth, Westminster and City of London Police.

020 3357 7000 - key in Option 3


For Advocacy queries in relation to these courts email:


All of the above. All of the above.

020 3357 7000 - key in Option 3