Are you a talented lawyer looking to take the next step in your career? Being a Specialist Prosecutor with the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) Proceeds of Crime means that you will be at the forefront of delivering justice.
CPS Proceeds of Crime (CPS 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 are also working with law enforcement colleagues to use new civil recovery powers to target unexplained wealth.
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 POC 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 the enforcement of all confiscation orders obtained by the CPS. CPS POC also handles incoming requests from overseas countries for restraint and enforcement assistance.
The purpose of this role is to advise on and prepare specialist cases for CPS POC, with a focus on asset recovery investigations and prosecutions, conducted by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC). The post holder will be based at HMRC premises, and will be required to travel to HMRC offices, and on occasion abroad. Applicants should pay particular attention to the “Technical Knowledge” accountability required for the post.
You will have opportunities to develop your career further including using your Individual Learning Account (ILA) to attend training courses and get the chance to shadow colleagues to gain different perspectives. You will be supported in your progression with access to various promotion opportunities.
Delivering justice is complex 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 schemes 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 now.