How to become a crown prosecutor
You can get into this job through:
- working towards this role
- applying directly
You must be a qualified solicitor or barrister in order to get into this career. You can train for these roles through the Crown Prosecution Service Legal Trainee Scheme. You'll need at least a lower second class degree for this.
You can apply for this job if you've trained as a solicitor or barrister and have completed your Legal Practice Course or Bar Professional Training Course and a 2-year training contract or a 12-month pupillage.
You can find out more about being a crown prosecutor from the Crown Prosecution Service.