Crafting a standout legal CV demands more than cookie-cutter templates. Whether you’re shaping a solicitor CV or a trainee solicitor CV, precision matters. At times, online templates and examples or even AI tools seem tempting but consider this: a well-crafted CV is your ticket to impress a law firm.
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5 Top Tips on How to Write a Legal CV
Before you hit the button on any of these, consider these top 5 tips to writing a good CV:
- Consider your audience, write it for a partner in another law firm. They want to know what you can do from day one for their team.
- Remember it is a marketing document, you need it to present the positives and be accurate. You don’t have to include any horror stories for completeness!
- Mention all those ‘obvious’ things that you do. The reader doesn’t know your workload, your clients, or what you do for them.
- Include those ‘other’ responsibilities, marketing, business development, drafting for websites, social media presence, management responsibilities, supervision or formal/informal internal mentoring.
- Keep it snappy! 2 pages is ideal for a junior CV, a senior CV can be longer but 5 pages is definitely long enough even for a solicitor who is scan reading.