A Momentous Meeting: DPP Max Hill KC and DPP Gilbert Phiri SC at IAP Conference


In a striking convergence of legal prowess, Mr. Gilbert Phiri SC, Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for Zambia, met with Mr. Max Hill KC, Director of Public Prosecutions for England and Wales at the 28th Annual Conference of the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP).

This remarkable encounter between two eminent Directors of Public Prosecutions symbolises the global reach of the legal profession. It underscores their mutual commitment to confronting the challenges posed by evolving 21st-century crime and advancing the cause of justice.

The significance of this meeting lies in the invaluable knowledge exchange and shared vision it represents. DPP Gilbert Phiri SC’s active participation enhances Zambia’s standing on the international legal stage, promising greater collaboration and the sharing of best practices with counterparts in England and Wales.

This encounter reaffirms the commitment of the National Prosecution Authority (NPA) to international cooperation and upholding the rule of law in an increasingly complex legal landscape. As the legal world evolves, the NPA Zambia looks forward to drawing from this meeting to further enhance its role in pursuing justice and safeguarding the rights of all citizens.