The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) is delighted to advertise the opportunity of Senior Crown Prosecutor in the Proceeds of Crime (POC) division.
CPS POC conduct all CPS restraint casework, complex confiscation proceedings, and enforcement of orders where they can add their expertise; as well as handling incoming international asset recovery requests. POC provides a key resource across law enforcement and the Criminal Justice System in tackling the proceeds of crime.
As a Senior Crown Prosecutor (SCP) within POC, 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.
You will analyse, review, prepare and present a wide range of restraint, confiscation and enforcement cases, and will be expected to have up-to-date knowledge of asset recovery law. The postholder will have a high volume of casework in respect of advice and review, which will include some of the more challenging, serious and sensitive cases. There will be scope for some advocacy in the Magistrates’ court and in the Crown Court.
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.
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