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CPS Advocate Panels application scheme

For further information and to download an application pack, please go to the Application page. There is also a Frequently Asked Questions page for people interested in the scheme.

Update to the CPS Advocate Panel Scheme

Application/Upgrading Window open throughout September

An application/upgrading window for the CPS Advocate Panel general crime list will be open throughout September for advocates to apply to join the Advocate Panel and for existing panel members to apply for upgrading. The window will close on Tuesday 30 September 2014.

Applicants are advised to read the document Application/Upgrading Window - Process Overview. Those applying for upgrading should complete the Application for Upgrading Form and, where appropriate, the Rape List Application Form .

Applicants for upgrading are reminded that only one upgrade application is allowed at each level in the life of the panel. If you have applied unsuccessfully for an upgrade from your current level, you may not apply again.

Applications to the Specialist Panels will not be accepted.

It should be noted that applicants for a position at level 1 can apply at any time during the year.

All applications and any queries in relation to the process should be sent to: advocate.panels@cps.gsi.gov.uk

Current Advocate Panels

General Crime Advocate Panel list published 17 September 2014

Specialist Advocate Panel list published 8 May 2014

Notes

It should be noted that applicants for a position at level 1 can apply at any time during the year.

Applicants are advised to read the document Application/Upgrading Window - Process Overview. Those applying for upgrading should complete the Application for Upgrading Form and, where appropriate, the Rape List Application Form. All new applications must be accompanied by a completed Equalities Monitoring Form.

Applicants for upgrading are reminded that only one upgrade application is allowed at each level in the life of the panel. If you have applied unsuccessfully for an upgrade from your current level, you may not apply again.

All applications and any queries in relation to the process should be sent to: advocate.panels@cps.gsi.gov.uk

For further information and to download an application pack, please go to the Application page. There is also a Frequently Asked Questions page for people interested in the scheme.

Application packs must be submitted to Advocate.Panels@CPS.gsi.gov.uk.

An equality impact assessment has been undertaken for the Advocate Panels.