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Procurator Fiscal

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Procurators Fiscal are qualified solicitors who work for the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS). They investigate and prosecute all crime in Scotland and are independent of the police and the courts.

The Work

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Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting salary for a COPFS Legal Trainee (from April 2022) is £27,231 in year 1 and £30,363 in year 2.

The salary for a Procurator Fiscal Depute starts at £49,861 rising to £62,167 in annual increments (October 2022).

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
1317
5.8 %
RISE
2029
1393
  United Kingdom
2024
19161
6.5 %
RISE
2029
20415

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What Does it Take?

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Training

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service
Tel: 0300 020 3000
E-mail: _EnquiryPoint@copfs.gsi.gov.uk
Website: http://www.copfs.gov.uk/
Twitter: @COPFS

Law Society of Scotland
Tel: 0131 226 7411
E-mail: lawscot@lawscot.org.uk
Website: http://www.lawscot.org.uk/
Website (2): http://www.lawscotjobs.co.uk
Twitter: @lawscotjobs
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheLawSocietyofScotland

Lawscot Jobs is the recruitment website from the Journal of the Law Society of Scotland.

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