• Location:


  • Sector:

    Crown Prosecution Service

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

  • Published:

    463 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    05 March 2023

Legal Manager

Are you an experienced lawyer considering a move into leadership and management? The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) are looking for Legal Managers to join our diverse workforce across England and Wales.

As a Legal Manager you will lead a team of lawyers and caseworkers in the prosecution of a variety of criminal cases. You will be responsible for providing support, guidance, and direction to your team, helping to ensure pre-charge advice and early intervention (for large and complex cases) is delivered effectively. In your role, you will also contribute to strategic planning and policy making, provide best practice training for your team and other colleagues, work collaboratively with stakeholders from other parts of the criminal justice system and external organisations to improve conviction rates and public confidence.

We are looking for individuals who have criminal practice experience, to offer their support and expertise to their team and the cases they handle. You should be able to prioritise and make decisions under pressure, whilst thinking clearly to secure successful prosecutions. You will also on occasion appear as an advocate in court to maintain your advocacy skills. Leading and managing is central to this role, and we can offer support to all new and experienced individuals to develop their skill and capabilities in this area through our specifically designed Management Development Programme.

Delivering justice is a complex pursuit with work that is sometimes emotionally challenging, we want to ensure our employees can thrive at work and home and offer a range of support to achieve a balance. This includes flexibility of working hours, flexibility to support caring responsibilities and a family friendly approach to work. We also offer a range of benefits including:

• Competitive Civil Service pension scheme
• Childcare vouchers
• Cycle2work scheme
• Access to employee savings including high street retailer offers and discounts
• Generous annual leave (25 days leave, rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service), plus bank holidays
• 1 extra privilege day for the King’s birthday
• 3 days paid leave for volunteering
• Flexible working and hybrid working
• Wellbeing offer and counselling
• Occupational health support

• Individual learning budget of £350 per year (in addition to CPS training)

From Carlisle to Bournemouth, and Norwich to Llandudno, our committed and highly trained teams work to make sure the right person is prosecuted for the right offense. It can be a tough job but it’s very rewarding, so if you are committed to public service and are looking for a role that supports the delivery of justice, find out more and apply today at https://bit.ly/3RYTM3c.

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