A powerful, interview-generating CV in 6 easy steps.
1 – Order your bespoke CV: Order online (see right) or call +44 20 7100 6656.
2 – Your 1-2-1 CV consultation: Scheduled at a time to suit you (including evenings and weekends) with a specialist legal CV writer who understands the industry and how your experience and ambitions relate to market dynamics. By phone or Skype, you’ll follow a structured process that will draw out your unique achievements, goals and specialisms.
3 – We write your CV: With exceptional writing talent, insider legal recruitment knowledge and top-tier, cross-sector backgrounds, the City CV team know exactly what recruiters want to see. First-prize winners in the international CV and resume writing awards (TORIs), City CV writers are hand-picked and trained by Victoria McLean, with continuous professional development to keep ahead of legal requirement trends.
4 – Quality: Your new CV will undergo a unique, highly structured editing process, incorporating a clear interview-producing strategy. We’ll ensure your CV has the correct tone and precise linguistic accuracy. We’ll optimise key-word alignment to applicant tracking systems (ATS) that the vast majority of legal recruitment firms rely on for candidate generation. CV quality is personally overseen by MD, Victoria McLean, as well as Judy Simons, City CV’s Professor of English.
5 – You will receive your new CV: This will be emailed as a Word document within 7 working days. For our 48-hour express service, call +44 20 7100 6656.
6 – Fine-tuning: Call us or email any comments. Your new CV will be refined until you’re satisfied it reflects your worth. The finished result – including formatting, power phrasing and keyword optimisation – will be tailored to you and your exact requirements.
We also offer industry-specific interview coaching for legal professionals that can be tailored to all levels, whether you’re newly qualified and looking for career guidance, or are a seasoned legal practitioner looking to tweak a formidable skillset. Our professional coaches have a wealth of experience and train clients in interview strategies, which deliver success time after time. They will pinpoint your needs, identify the areas you need to develop and provide effective solutions so that you conduct a first class interview every time. Call us on +44 20 7100 6656 or email for more information.