Legal Assistant CV Template

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Before beginning your search for legal assistant jobs, we recommend getting your CV ready with our legal assistant CV template. Simply download our template and follow the examples provided to get your CV in prime condition.

Legal Assistant CV Template

Full name

Address

Phone number

Email address

 

Personal statement

Example:

An extremely motivated and efficient legal assistant with four years’ experience in high level legal environments. An extensive knowledge of legal protocols and administrative procedures combined with a meticulous eye for detail and a proven track record of first class support.

 

Core skills

Example:

  • Broad knowledge of law, legal codes, litigation, court procedures and government regulations
  • Good team player with ability to work independently and with absolute discretion
  • Confident communicator
  • Reliable, resourceful and always on task
  • Broad knowledge of account management and client expectation
  • Technically competent with extensive experience with a variety of software systems including: Word, Excel and SAP databases

 

Employment history

Example:

Legal Assistant – Pendbury Legal Services, London

(November 2013  Present)

Providing administrative and research support to a large legal department.

Duties

  • Maintaining database of over 100 legal cases
  • First point of contact for clients
  • Hands on with litigation, arbitration and regulatory investigations
  • Co-ordinating meetings between solicitors, clients and other representatives
  • Updating relevant paperwork and ensuring its delivery to relevant parties
  • Drawing up legal documents for clients
  • Dealing with legal aid documentation
  • General paralegal support

 

Junior Legal Assistant – Hartman Legal, London

(March 2010  November 2013)

Duties

  • Providing support in the drawing up of confidential documentation
  • Managing the filing system for all case files
  • Arranging meetings and keeping an accurate diary of activities
  • Greeting clients
  • Communicating the progress of cases to clients and legal representatives
  • Liaising with clients
  • General administrative duties using Microsoft Word and Excel

 

Education

Example:

Bournemouth University

BA (Hons) in Business Studies with Law

(2006  2009)

Including the following modules:

  • Developing management competencies
  • Accounting and quantitative analysis
  • Introduction to ethics
  • Principles of business law
  • Finance and business analysis
  • Operations management

 

Kingston College

(2004  2006)

A Level Business studies (A) English (A) History (A)

 

Wimbledon High School

(2002  2004)

9 GCSEs C grade and above (including Maths and English)

 

References available on request

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require references from any of my previous employers.

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