Legal Counsel Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Legal

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Legal Counsel Skills List in Legal

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Legal Counsel role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Legal Counsel job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 29% of Legal Counsel job descriptions contained contracts as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

contracts
29%
legal
29%
legal counsel
22%
legal compliance
22%
solicitor
22%
intellectual property
15%
commercial solicitor
15%
in-house
15%
data privacy
15%
procurement contracts
15%
law
15%
german
8%
planning permission
8%
land acquisition
8%
german law
8%
public law
8%
renewable energy
8%
paralegal
8%
strategic m&a
8%
legal research
8%
magic circle
8%
strategic counsel
8%
barrister
8%
commercial agreements
8%
contracts specialist
8%
legal executive
8%
northampton
8%
senior legal counsel
8%
commercial lawyer
8%
legal matters
8%
legal work
8%
nq
8%
travel management
8%
associate
8%
commercial
8%
dublin
8%
employment law
8%
counsel
8%
lawyer
8%
environmental
8%
contract law
8%
data protection law
8%
in house lawyer
8%
in house legal counsel
8%
legal assistant
8%
pqe
8%
architectural
8%
architecture
8%
construction
8%
risk
8%

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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