Document review projects - a lucrative way for law graduates to gain useful and interesting experience and build their network
Our document review recruiter Bianca Gibbs explains the benefits of these projects.
With over 30 years’ experience and a wealth of legal market knowledge between them, our team are expertly placed to advise you on permanent, fixed term contract and temporary paralegal and legal executives roles. Our client base spans the US, City, national, regional, West End and boutique law firms, as well as a diverse selection of in-house clients from banks and financial institutions to media networks and production companies.
Whether you are a career paralegal, contractor, legal executive or an overseas qualified lawyer who is hoping to gain UK experience, we will listen to your needs and requirements and tailor our search for you.
We work alongside organisations including the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx), running events and seminars on the current job market, interview skills, the use of LinkedIn and social media as well as other "hot" topics. Do refer to our Events page and follow us on LinkedIn for any upcoming events in your area.
As experienced consultants, we are in the best position to advise you on your next career choice. We will help you revise your CV to represent you in the best way possible. We will talk you through the recruitment process and give you guidance and advice on the market as well as interview tips and support.
As with many law students who aspire to be a solicitor, you might be approaching your graduation with no training contract lined up. Training contracts are notoriously hard to come by, which is usually why many law graduates initially start working as a paralegal. Paralegaling is a great option as you gain legal experience which will look excellent on your CV, as well as being a great job in its own right with plenty of responsibility.
However, as with training contracts, we still see very fierce competition with paralegal roles. Trying to secure a paralegal role can be frustrating when you have no legal experience as you will usually be competing with candidates who do have prior relevant experience. So, we have outlined some tips to help you land a paralegal role fresh out of university…Read our blog here.
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