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Interested in fighting for justice? Find out about career opportunities at the CPS.

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LOND1208 - Paralegal Assistant

CPS London | Closing date 19 October 2015

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CPS North East (Newcastle and Middlesbrough) | Closing date 19 October 2015

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Victims and Witnesses

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Victims and witnesses are at the heart of the criminal justice system and we take our duties to victims and witnesses very seriously. Being fair and being seen to be fair are the cornerstones of everything we do. We aim to be transparent in what we do and keep you informed of our decisions.

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A new section has been launched on the website to let the public know about the excellent work our lawyers, caseworkers and support staff do on a daily basis.

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CPS Advocate Panel

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The CPS Advocate Panel is the list of external barristers eligible for instruction by the CPS to prosecute cases in court.

The annual window for applications to join the CPS Advocate Panel general crime list, as a new member at level 2, 3 or 4, or to upgrade your current level is now open, until Wednesday 30th September 2015 inclusive.

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We consult with the public, community groups, the voluntary sector and other agencies about the way we do our work. You can help us to be better informed, fairer and more representative by participating in our consultations.

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Prosecution Policy & Guidance

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We publish detailed information about the way we work and the way we make decisions. In the Prosecution Policy and Guidance section you can find detailed legal guidance, The Code for Crown Prosecutors and further information about how we make decisions, the way we carry out our duties and how we spend public money.

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