Law Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Legal

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Law Skills List in Legal

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Law role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Law job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 75% of Law job descriptions contained family law as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

family law
75%
law firm
74%
child care
60%
paralegals
35%
family care
32%
children matters
30%
document drafting
22%
law
15%
solicitors
14%
remediation
10%
criminal law
10%
divorce
10%
family mediation
9%
child welfare
9%
public law
7%
immigration law
7%
uk immigration
7%
legal
7%
criminal matters
7%
court proceedings
7%
court cases
4%
legal compliance
4%
police stations
4%
child protection
4%
protection
2%
caseload
2%
landlord tenant disputes
2%
housing
2%
homelessness
2%
civil litigation
2%
legal documents
2%
costing
2%
client billing
2%
billing process
2%
employment law
2%
lawyer
2%
childcare
2%
solicitor
2%

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.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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