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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.

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CPS Core Quality Standards

Whether you're considering applying for a legal professional role or a non legal position we recommend you take some time and read over our Core Quality Standards.  These are central to what we do, how we make decisions and the level of service we provide to the public we serve.

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:

Senior Treasury Counsel Positions - now available

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Appointments as Senior Treasury Counsel are now open to all lawyers (including Queens Counsel).

Crown Prosecutors

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As a Crown Prosecutor you'll help deliver justice through firm, fair and efficient prosecutions. If you can bring both legal expertise and the power to generate confidence in our communities, please click here for more information about being a Crown Prosecutor.

Positive About Disabled PeopleThe Crown Prosecution Service is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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 barometer 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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