Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)

Senior Crown Prosecutors

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£48,576 - £61,660 + £3,150 London - £46,228 - £54,789 National
08 Nov 2019
13 Nov 2019
Practice area
Full time
Contract type

Senior Crown Prosecutors

Salary £48,576 - £61,660 + £3,150 London - £46,228 - £54,789 National

Can you deliver justice?

CPS Proceeds of Crime (POC) is at the forefront of the fight against Economic Crime, ensuring that criminal assets are restrained, confiscated and enforced; so that criminals do not benefit from their ill-gotten gains. We work with foreign governments to repatriate funds to the UK, as well as restraining and returning money abroad where it is derived from criminal activity overseas. CPS POC also handles all civil litigation in respect of the CPS. Prosecutors within CPS Proceeds of Crime are responsible for providing early advice, reviewing cases and taking decisions relating to all aspects of asset recovery case work. CPS POC handles all Restraints, complex Area Confiscation work, and all Enforcement of cases.

Are you a talented lawyer looking to take the next step in your career? Being a Senior Crown Prosecutor with the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) National Proceeds of Crime Team means that you will be at the forefront of delivering justice.

In your role you will be able to provide justice for victims and you will have the chance to have a very real impact on society and the freedom to use your judgement. Your work will be both challenging and varied in nature which may involve tasks such as advising on and applying for restraint of assets and confiscation.  We also enforce confiscation orders and conduct the work required to carry out requests made by other countries in compliance with our international obligations.

The main Proceeds of Crime offices are in Birmingham, Leeds, London and Nottingham. The role will involve travel within the UK and there may be opportunities for foreign travel.

You will have opportunities to develop your career further including using your Individual Learning Account (ILA) to attend training courses, the chance to become a Legal Trainee Supervisor and shadowing colleagues to gain different perspectives. You will be supported in your progression with access to various promotion opportunities.

Delivering justice is a complex pursuit with work that is sometimes emotionally challenging, which is why we offer a range of benefits including flexible working, civil service pension scheme,   access to employee savings including high street retailer offers and discounts and 25 days leave, rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service.

If you are committed to public service and are looking for a role at the very forefront of delivering justice, find out more and apply by clicking Apply button.

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