CV & Career Advice

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  • Lawyers can no longer rely on their academic achievements to secure themselves a role at a leading firm. Instead they need to demonstrate they can achieve long term success in a modern workplace.
  • New Year, New Job? If you want to start your career as a Legal Secretary the Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs (ILSPA) are here to help.
  • Career progression can be easy to achieve if you put your mind to it and have the right attitude. You need to ensure you stand out from the crowd and are recognised for your worth.
  • Google is great, really it is. No matter what you are searching for you will find the information you need. When it comes to careers advice, Google seems to be in its element with a gazillion articles offering a wealth of guidance on how to land your perfect job and such like.
  • This article is aimed at female lawyers who would like to be partners, and details: key questions you should ask yourself when considering your career goals, as well as a three-step path to making partner
  • In their first guest post for our blog, specialist paralegal recruitment agency Lunaria Partners tell us all about the 5 mistakes you might be making in your job hunt.
  • In this guest article, the experts from TopCV offer their advice on how to optimise your legal CV for job hunting during a pandemic.
  • With the number of vacancies on site growing and confidence in the job market improving, we decided to put together this list of advice and tips for how to get hired during COVID-19.
  • Here’s our advice for having the smoothest and most successful return to work after furlough.
  • There are several steps you can take to get the most out of your TotallyLegal job alerts, so if you’re not being sent enough jobs or feel that the jobs you are receiving aren’t quite right, you can help us to help you by adhering to the advice in this article.
  • In this guide, we offer advice and tips for legal professionals currently working from home amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • Thinking about a career in Criminal Law? In this career guide, we break down the different types of Criminal Lawyer, as well as the required skills, salary expectations and more.
  • Got a Legal Secretary job interview coming up? In this article, we share some common Legal Secretary interview questions and answers to help you do your best.
  • In this article, we share the most sought after skills and abilities of trainee solicitors due to qualify in 2020.
  • In this career guide, we give some top tips on how to select a legal practice area as an aspiring solicitor.
  • In this interview, Construction Partner at Charles Russell Speechlys LLP, Rupa Lakha, talks us through her career to date and offers some expert advice to both law students and aspiring Partners.
  • A General Counsel is the lead legal figure within an organisation, providing in-house advice on all matters affecting commercial decisions. Read this job description to learn more about the role and responsibilities of a General Counsel and what it takes to get there.
  • This article gives an overview of all the ways to qualify as a Solicitor in the UK.
  • Gaining legal work experience is highly important if you want a career in law. Read this article to find out about the different work experience opportunities for prospective legal professionals.
  • In this article, Andrew Fennell at StandOut CV offers 5 simple ways to optimise your legal CV for maximum impact.