Solicitor Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Legal

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Solicitor Skills List in Legal

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Solicitor role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Solicitor job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 49% of Solicitor job descriptions contained solicitors as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

solicitors
49%
private client
21%
legal compliance
21%
law firm
21%
wills
19%
civil litigation
17%
immigration law
13%
uk immigration
13%
caseload
13%
family law
13%
law
12%
professional negligence
12%
public law
12%
court cases
10%
child welfare
10%
advocacy
10%
litigation
10%
legal matters
8%
social care
8%
employment law
8%
private client work
8%
legal advice
8%
community mental health
8%
children matters
6%
solicitor
6%
criminal law
6%
corporate benefits
6%
welfare
6%
criminal matters
6%
family mediation
6%
legal
6%
drafting
6%
child care
4%
claims
4%
social housing
4%
mergers
4%
landlord tenant disputes
4%
estate administration
4%
dispute resolution
4%
inheritance tax planning
4%
litigation support
4%
aquisition
4%
qualified solicitor
4%
paralegal
4%
employment tribunal
4%
supervising
4%
team leadership
4%
tribunals
4%
conveyancing
4%
legal support
4%
legal secretary
4%
legal business support
4%
legal executives
4%
legal administrator
4%
and legal aid
4%
claims handling
4%
caseload management
4%
pre-litigation
4%
commercial litigation
4%
childcare
2%
court proceedings
2%
mental health care
2%
contracts
2%
uk employment law
2%
rta
2%
negligence
2%
legal service
2%
trusts
2%
iht
2%
hnw
2%
property law
2%
family care
2%
property
2%
negotiation
2%
debt management
2%
courts
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.

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