Legal professional services cover an incredibly broad spectrum of careers and there’s no such thing as a ‘typical CV’ for these roles and sectors.  City CV clients, from Corporate Finance Solicitors to Criminal Barristers, have rapidly secured excellent roles across every sector.

With an outstanding CV to interview success rate for active job seeking clients, we use our comprehensive insider knowledge to write compelling, interview-winning CVs, LinkedIn profiles and cover letters that perfectly align you to your target role and company.

We cover all aspects of contentious and non-contentious work, including:

  • Criminal
  • Civil
  • Corporate & Company
  • Employment
  • Landlord & Tenant
  • Family
  • Immigration
  • Probate & Wills
  • Litigation
  • Conveyancing
  • Civil Fraud & White Collar Crime
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Insurance & Reinsurance
  • Construction
  • Professional Negligence
  • Judicial Review & Human Rights

Our successes include:

  • Barristers
  • Partners and Associates
  • Solicitor Advocates
  • Paralegals
  • Professional Support Lawyers
  • In-house Lawyers / General Counsel
  • Arbitrators / Mediators
  • Regulators
  • Individuals seeking Training Contracts, Pupillages, Third Six Pupillages, Summer Vacation Schemes and Internships
  • Law and non-law Graduates

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 5-7 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.

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5 reviews for Legal Professionals CV Writing Service from City CV

  1. Rated 5 out of 5


    “Great news, I got the Kennedys Vac Scheme. I got really positive feedback for all of the stages. Thank you again for all of your help, especially helping me figure out the problems that I was having. It all really worked out and all of your help absolutely contributed to me securing this Vac Scheme. I got some news from Dentons as well, I have been selected for the next stage, which will be a phone interview. Once again thank you for all of your help, it really really helped out and helped me see a different perspective and how to improve my work.”
    NRH, Legal Graduate

  2. Rated 5 out of 5


    Effortless to work with, found the words I’d been looking for and produced a polished and professional result. Makes all the difference working with someone with legal expertise.
    JS, General Counsel

  3. Rated 5 out of 5


    It was a pleasure to work with City CV.
    MMN, Solicitor-Advocate, Criminal and Family Law, London

  4. Rated 5 out of 5


    I found the entire process invaluable, not only in terms of presenting myself on paper, but also in person; and with your in-depth industry knowledge, focus and attention to detail City CV produced an excellent CV that gets noticed. Definitely a sound investment.
    MM, Barrister, Civil and Commercial Law, Offshore

  5. Rated 5 out of 5


    Many thanks for your dedication in providing me with an outstanding targeted CV that articulated my strengths and achievements perfectly for the role. I really did appreciate your assistance working through the weekend at short notice to ensure that my deadline was achieved.
    JR, Banking & Finance, EMEA

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