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5 key tips you need to be a standout legal candidate

5 key tips you need to be a standout legal candidate

The job searching journey can be tough, we want to make it as easy as possible for you, so here at Simply Law we’ve uncovered 5 key tips that can help you stand out in an interview, learn more about a potential employer, and land your dream legal career.    1)...

3 Skills legal recruiters are looking for

3 Skills legal recruiters are looking for

Recruiters look for a range of skills and characteristics, here are 3 of the top skills legal recruiters look for that will put you on the path to a successful law career:   1) Commercial awareness Commercial awareness is fast becoming one of the top skills legal...

How to show employers you are passionate about law

How to show employers you are passionate about law

Whether you want to be a paralegal, a lawyer or a solicitor, the law industry can be very competitive. Because of this, it’s crucial that you do everything in your power to boost your CV.  This is particularly important in the legal industry because lots of law...

Law and legal CV 101: the essential guide

Law and legal CV 101: the essential guide

There are many qualities of a great legal practitioner. At a glance, they are analytical, great at communication, and digital-savvy. They constantly abide by the law and protect it at the same time. If you are looking for a spot in the legal industry, it’s necessary...

5 Steps to a successful law work experience job search

5 Steps to a successful law work experience job search

The foundation for getting that dream legal job is accumulating experience. One of the first real-world challenges you’ll face as a law student is finding a job. In the legal services sector, work experience is crucial for a career in law.  The job search is no one's...

Tips for new divorce Lawyers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Tips for new divorce Lawyers during the COVID-19 pandemic

We recently caught up with guest blogger, Gunjan to discover to discover his top tips for new divorce lawyers during the Covid-19 pandemic. This is what he said:   "It is not surprising for divorce lawyers to deal with all kinds of new and confusing situations....

How and why should you keep up with your CPD as a Paralegal

How and why should you keep up with your CPD as a Paralegal

We recently caught up with Amanda Hamilton from NALP to discover how and why should you keep up with your CPD as a Paralegal. This is what she said:   "Most professionals across most sectors in the UK will be governed by professional membership bodies or...

CV refresher: why you should upload yours now

CV refresher: why you should upload yours now

Being stuck at home forces you to reflect on the life you currently have and the life you want to have post pandemic. This might include your career in law. While there has been a reduction in job postings due to the current situation, recruiters are still stockpiling...

How salesy should your legal CV be?

How salesy should your legal CV be?

Knowing how hard to sell yourself in your CV is an age old challenge. Matt Craven, Personal Branding Expert and Founder of The CV & Interview Advisors tackles this subject from a Legal sector perspective and offers some interesting insights. CalibrateI...

20 top CV tips for 2020

20 top CV tips for 2020

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 2020 with a vengeance, you might be asking yourself if you still want to be in the same job for the...

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