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People at the CPS

The Crown Prosecution Service employs around 8,000 people throughout England and Wales. These people are employed in three main areas of work:

  • Prosecutors; experienced barristers and lawyers who are responsible for prosecuting criminal cases on behalf of the Crown.
  • Paralegals; assist prosecutors preparing cases for court.
  • Administrators; support the work of the Crown Prosecutors with financial, managerial and information technology support.

Who's who at the Crown Prosecution Service

Listed below are descriptions of key individuals and roles within the Crown Prosecution Service.