Our Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor

John Dilworth

John Dilworth, DCCPJohn joined the CPS 30 years ago, having formerly been a Magistrates' Clerk in Liverpool and Bootle. In 2001 he was appointed Head of the Preston Trials Unit. In 2003, he was made Head of a combined unit in South West Lancashire and in 2008 was made Head of the Lancashire/Cumbria Complex Casework Unit. In July 2011, John assumed responsibility for the newly formed North West Complex Casework Unit.

In July 2012, John was recognised in the CPS North West Staff Awards for Outstanding Leadership and his Unit was recognised in the same awards for Outstanding Team Work. In July 2014, John took up the post of Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor for CPS North East. He became Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor for CPS Mersey-Cheshire in 2017.