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Legal CV Template

[First Name Last Name]

 

Contact Details:        [Address]

                                       (m)      [   ]

                                       (w)       [   ] (please be discreet)

                                       (h)        [   ]

Admission Date:      [enter first date of admission and state]

Education:                            

[year start-finish]              [Any post-graduate study e.g. Masters]

                                        [University of …

[year start-finish]              Bachelor of Law (Honours)

                                        [University of …]

                                

Experience:

[Mth & year start          [Name of Current Employer] [City]

to present]                   [Title], [Name of Group]

[Give 3-4 line description of organisation (if not likely to be known,) practice group and area of law and client base worked with]

[Give a 3-5 line summary of the type of matters undertaken, the autonomy and client contact undertaken and any significant facts, such as client base etc]

Examples of Matters

[First Area Heading]

·         [Type of matter, acting for name client where the quantum was $X. Level of autonomy and who working with and the types of tasks performed. Outcome of              the matter.]

·         [Repeat for one or two other matters]

[Second Area Heading]

·         [Type of matter, acting for name client where the quantum was $X. Level of autonomy and who working with and the types of tasks performed. Outcome of             the matter.]

·         [Repeat for one or two other matters]

[Third Area Heading]

·         [Type of matter, acting for name client where the quantum was $X. Level of autonomy and who working with and the types of tasks performed. Outcome of             the matter.]

·         [Repeat for one or two other matters]

 

[Mth & year start          [Name of Last Employer] [City]

to mth year finish]       [Title], [Name of Group]

[Give 3-4 line description of organisation (if not likely to be known,) practice group and area of law and client base worked with]

[Give a 3-5 line summary of the type of matters undertaken, the autonomy and client contact undertaken and any significant facts, such as client base etc]

Examples of Matters

[First Area Heading]

·         [Type of matter, acting for name client where the quantum was $X. Level of autonomy and who working with and the types of tasks performed. Outcome of              the matter.]

·         [Repeat for one or two other matters]

[Second Area Heading]

·         [Type of matter, acting for name client where the quantum was $X. Level of autonomy and who working with and the types of tasks performed. Outcome of              the matter.]

·         [Repeat for one or two other matters]

[Third Area Heading]

·         [Type of matter, acting for name client where the quantum was $X. Level of autonomy and who working with and   the types of tasks performed. Outcome of            the matter.]

·         [Repeat for one or two other matters]

Achievements:         

·         [List first achievement, such as assisting with a successful tender, representing university in International mooting   competition, being chosen in a state   sports team etc. Limit to 5 or 6 and feel free to leave this section out.]

Memberships:

·         [List first membership]

·         [List second membership]

Interests:                   

·         [List first interest]

·         [List second interest]

 

Referees:              [List Name of First Referee]*

                                 [Title of Referee]

                                 [Contact Number of Referee]

 

                                 [List Name of Second Referee]*

                                 [Title of Referee]

                                 [Contact Number of Referee]

                                 *Please seek permission prior to contacting

 

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