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Careers at the CPS

The Crown Prosecution Service is the largest law firm in the country and increasingly the employer of choice for lawyers. It takes a special kind of person to meet our high standards in championing justice. Equally, we want people eager to do themselves justice, and take full advantage of our wealth of opportunities to progress. Join a confident, independent, efficient and effective team that actively delivers justice for all.

Join a world class prosecuting authority

Positive about disabled peopleWhen you join the Crown Prosecution Service you don't just get a challenging and rewarding career, you also get the bonus of an excellent benefits package:

Legal professional careers

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The intellectual rigour, the teamwork, the courtroom drama, they are all there for every member of our in-house prosecuting team. But so is the ultimate satisfaction of achieving justice for victims:

Other legal careers

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Join our professional advocacy teams and you will experience the satisfaction of knowing that you are instrumental in achieving justice for victims:

Professional and business administration careers

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Join the dedicated team of support professionals who play a vital role in the delivery of justice:

CPS awards

CPS is one of the Stonewall top 100 employers for 2009

Now in its fifth year, the index from campaigning group Stonewall tracks the impact of workplace culture on gay, lesbian and bisexual employees and is a key baromoter of diversity practices. The 2009 index, which also included a survey of more than 7,000 gay and lesbian employees, had a record 371 entries across 23 sectors, and the CPS appears at number 58.

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