A prosecutor is a legal representative of the prosecution in states with either the common law adversarial system or the civil law inquisitorial system. The prosecution is the legal party responsible for presenting the case in a criminal trial against an individual accused of breaking the law. Typically, the prosecutor represents the state or the government in the case brought against the accused person.
|Law, Law Enforcement|
|Competencies||Advocacy skills, analytical mind, sense of justice|
|Typically required to be authorised to practice law in the jurisdiction, law degree, in some cases a traineeship.|
|Government legal service|
|Barrister, solicitor, advocate, judge, magistrate|