Find your purpose as a crown advocate! The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) are looking for qualified barristers and solicitors to join our workforce as crown advocates across England and Wales.
The primary responsibility and function of this role is trial advocacy in the Crown Court, which will include advocacy in effective trials and non-contested hearings. Therefore, candidates will need Higher Rights of Audience for criminal advocacy to undertake this role. You will analyse, review, prepare and prosecute a wide range of cases and are expected to have up-to-date knowledge of criminal offences ranging from motoring to murder. You will advise in all magistrates’ court cases and a range of Crown Court cases.
As a crown advocate for the CPS you will play a key role, in the frontline of the work that we do. Advocacy is a vital function of CPS work; every advocate plays an important role and every advocate can make a difference at every hearing.
Our advocates play an invaluable part in delivering justice at court; through their decision making, support to victims and witnesses, communication with the defence and assistance to Benches and Judges.
Delivering justice is a complex pursuit with work that is sometimes emotionally challenging, we want to ensure our advocates 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: Civil Service pension, childcare vouchers, cycle2work scheme, access to employee savings on high street retailer offers and discounts, 25 days leave, rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service, 1 extra privilege day to mark the King’s birthday, 3 days paid volunteering.
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.
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