ADVICE

CREATING A LEGAL CV

We are Legal Recruitment experts and having been reviewing CVs for over 15 years.

– Ideally aim for 2-3 page CV.
– The legal profession likes clarity so make your CV – clean format /easy to read
– Date of birth and photos are not required

FRONT PAGE

Personal Details: (Name, location, contact details)
List: Academics, Qualifications and Professional Accreditations chronologically Profile: short paragraph “elevator pitch” summarising experience and career aspirations
Career History: start with the most recent job first. Dates, job title, firm or company name and location. List responsibilities and highlight key achievements.

SECOND PAGE

Career History: continued

Additional Information: Systems used, courses attended, business development experience/initiatives, groups/networks

Interests: emphasising where appropriate commitment to the achievement of goals & objectives, demonstrating leadership qualities or teamwork.

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4 Rothesay Place, Edinburgh, EH3 7SL