Paralegal Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Legal

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Paralegal Skills List in Legal

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Paralegal role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Paralegal job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 90% of Paralegal job descriptions contained paralegals as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

paralegals
90%
law firm
69%
child care
64%
family law
64%
family care
53%
legal compliance
11%
children matters
11%
solicitors
11%
clinical trials
11%
negligence
11%
professional negligence
11%
police stations
6%
welfare
6%
social care
6%
legal advice
6%
community mental health
6%
tax returns
6%
stamp duty
6%
property law
6%
legal
6%
estate agents
6%
conveyancing
6%
criminal matters
6%
criminal law
6%
court proceedings
6%
uk immigration
6%
public law
6%
landlord tenant disputes
6%
immigration law
6%
housing
6%
homelessness
6%
civil litigation
6%

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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