CV Advice

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Law graduate CV mistakes to avoid

Applying for your first law job after graduation can be daunting. With the law job market being such a competitive area, it’s highly important to spend considerable time on a well-written and perfectly presented law CV.Ensure your CV is of the highest...

Writing a cover letter for a solicitor

A cover letter could be the difference between you being invited for an interview or not, so it’s worth taking the time to consider what key points you want to include. Whether you’re an experienced solicitor, or you just received your LLM, you’ll need to...

5 essential skills for your Solicitor’s CV

In the legal industry, competition for jobs is fierce. In order to land your ideal role, your solicitor CV needs to stand out with strong and relevant skills. As well as sharing your experience, achievements and job history, your CV should highlight your...

6 transferable skills to put in your paralegal CV

Applying for paralegal roles successfully will require a strong CV; but if you are new to the industry, you may not have a huge amount of legal experience to write about.But that doesn’t mean you don’t have anything valuable to offer, because you probably...

How to write a winning entry-level legal CV

The number of law graduates continues to rise, with (currently 31,315 in the UK) in the past year alone. If you’re applying for entry-level legal positions, you do not necessarily need a law degree, but you are likely to face stiff competition from...

20 top CV tips for 2019

January is here, and there’s probably a lot going on around you at the moment - festive parties have taken their toll, and now as your company prepares to tackle 2019 with a vengeance, you might be asking yourself if you still want to be in the same job for the...

Writing a CV for a Legal Executive

It goes without saying that a brilliant CV will be your ticket to an interview and a great legal executive job.As a starting point, remember that hundreds of other people may be applying for the same position as you, and recruiters can realistically only...

Should I use a generic CV to apply for jobs?

Hiring managers receive an average of 75 CVs per position that they post, so their time is limited when reading through yours. If it doesn’t stand out to them, then it’s likely heading for the rejection pile.When you are applying for jobs, the easiest...

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