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Legal Manager (Extradition)

Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)
Petty France, London
£63,960 - £71,310 + £3,150 RRA
Closing date
29 Nov 2021

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Legal Manager (Extradition) – IJOCD

Are you looking to take the next step in your career? Being a Legal Manager with the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) International Justice and Organised Crime Division (IJOCD) means that you will be at the forefront of delivering justice.

Extradition is responsible for litigating all “export” extradition requests (EU and non-EU extradition) made to England and Wales by other countries; and for making “import” extradition requests on behalf of CPS Areas to non-EU states. The Extradition team operates as a centre of expertise for all extradition casework enquiries; together with the International team leads the national CPS International Casework Lead network; provides internal advice through the Casework Hub and individual requests for assistance; and it assists with overseas engagement with stakeholders.

The Legal Managers in Extradition are responsible for authorising outgoing Red Notice requests for all CPS units. The postholder will lead a team of SCPs responsible for Part 1 Extraction Act 2003 export cases and conducting extradition proceedings in the Magistrates’ Courts in line with The Code for Crown Prosecutors. They will also deliver casework quality and outcomes as detailed in the Area Business Plan through focus on individual staff member’s performance and development.

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 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 today.

Legal Manager


At the Crown Prosecution Service we’re responsible for delivering justice through the independent and effective prosecution of crime. As the principal prosecuting authority across England and Wales the nature and diversity of cases we advise on and prosecute means our work is often challenging and complex.

Our service employs almost 6,000 individuals who think objectively, act professionally, show the upmost respect for others and continually strive for excellence.

We offer you the opportunity to have a very real impact on society, the freedom to use your judgement and the chance to experience both challenging and varied work.

All in a supportive environment that is invested in seeing you make the most of your life inside work and out.

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