Assistant Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Legal

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Assistant Skills List in Legal

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Assistant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Assistant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 52% of Assistant job descriptions contained legal as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

legal
52%
conveyancing
46%
law firm
23%
law
17%
property
17%
secretarial
17%
legal secretary
17%
legal assistant
17%
customer service
13%
highly detailed
10%
legal assistants
10%
conveyancing assistant
10%
conveyancing secretary
10%
reliable
7%
flexibility
7%
admin
7%
adaptability
7%
communication skills
7%
assistants
7%
audio typing
7%
law firms
7%
legal documents
7%
paralegals
7%
property law
7%
solicitors
7%
case management
4%
limited companies
4%
sdlt
4%
minutes
4%
team leader
4%
legal executives
4%
risk
4%
legal compliance
4%
agile
4%
collaboration
4%
eager learner
4%
compliance
4%
imanage
4%
digital audio
4%
information technology
4%
digital dictation
4%
meet deadlines
4%
microsoft office
4%
teamwork
4%
aml
4%
client
4%
new business
4%
finance
4%
billing
4%
completions
4%
graduate
4%
management
4%
costings
4%
administrative
4%
enquiries
4%
freehold
4%
client billing
4%
leasehold
4%
billing process
4%
document management
4%
legal service
4%
secretarial skills
4%
legal practice
4%
real estate
4%
manage client relationships
4%
private client
4%
employment law
4%
secretarial support
4%
clerical
4%
due diligence
4%
leases
4%
legal research
4%
diary management
4%
litigation
4%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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