Lawyer Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Legal

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Lawyer Skills List in Legal

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Lawyer role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Lawyer job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 30% of Lawyer job descriptions contained corporate as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

corporate
30%
m&a
30%
solicitor
20%
lawyer
10%
local government
10%
review
10%
uk law
10%
communication skills
10%
indemnity
10%
liability
10%
qualified solicitor
10%
civil litigation
10%
criminal litigation
10%
planning
10%
law
10%
property
10%
barrister
10%

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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