CV Preparation for Non-Qualified Lawyers, Law Graduates and Students.
- CV Writing Service – 1st draft, 2nd draft and final version.
- Unlimited amendments for 12 months.
- 1 Covering Letter review.
The Ten Percent CV Preparation service offers you the chance to have your CV prepared by a professional CV writer with lengthy experience of lawyer and law student recruitment. All our CVs are personally reviewed and checked by Jonathan Fagan LLM Cert RP FIRP Solicitor (non-practising) and MD of Ten-Percent.
Non-qualified lawyers include law students & graduates, entrants to the legal profession, trainee solicitors, barristers without pupillage, postgraduate law students, legal secretaries, legal cashiers, fee earners and clerks.
Jonathan has been preparing CV’s for solicitors, barristers, trainee solicitors and law graduates/students for over 20 years and has worked with a range of clients from senior partners of Legal 500 law firms down to law students looking for work experience. Jonathan is the author of ‘How to Write a Legal CV’ and ‘the Legal CV Writing Pack’. He has lectured at post-graduate level on CVs and legal careers. Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment have been working in the legal profession for over 20 years and have over 12,000 solicitors & legal executives registered with us. Over 2,500 law firms have used our services.
We can prepare your CV for you to help you stand out from the crowd. We have prepared CVs for a wide range of people, from partners of large city law firms to law students who are completing their A-levels.
How does the service work?
You pay for the service online using our secure online facilities. We requ send you an internet link to our CV preparation pages, where you complete an online questionnaire. We prepare a CV for you in draft form, together with relevant careers advice. You can also send us your Covering Letter to review.
What is the Process?
You pay for the service online using our secure online facilities – all credit cards accepted via Stripe. We will request a copy of your current CV if you have one or send you an internet link to complete an online questionnaire. We will ask you a range of further questions as we start the process and then prepare a CV for you in first draft format.
How long does it take?
We give a return time once you have made payment, which depends on the complexity of the CV and our workload, although most CVs are returned in first draft within five working days.
What if I am not satisfied with the CV?
In each and every case we guarantee to refund your monies in full if you are not satisfied with the CV we have provided. Our guarantee applies up to and including the first draft.
How do I send you my details for the CV to be prepared?
Online form submission (a link is supplied once payment is received) and via email. If you would prefer, we can also correspond by post.
I am applying for non-legal, charity, in-house, local authority or overseas positions – can you assist?
Yes – we have prepared CVs for non-qualified lawyers practising in these fields or changing careers. As well as working with UK lawyers we have also prepared CVs for lawyers in New Zealand, China, USA, Ireland, Germany, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Australia and many other jurisdictions.
Who are you?
For further details about Ten Percent Legal Recruitment please click here for our About Us Page.
Is it suitable for me?
If you are one of the following, applying for positions in law firms the service is suitable:
- Barristers – looking for pupillage or completing the BPC
- Paralegals and other unqualified lawyers, whether you have 3 months or 30 years experience
- Students intending to apply for legal positions, whether vacation work, voluntary work, training contracts, paralegal positions or pupillage. This also includes graduates who have not yet qualified as solicitors, legal executives or barristers
- Trainee Legal Executives
- Legal cashiers
- Legal support staff
What have other service users thought of the service?
‘Thank you ever so much for all your comments and advice. I shall let you know if I am successful in securing a training contract. Thank you once again – I shall definitely recommend this service.’
‘Hello Jonathan. Thank you very much. I wanted to start by saying thank you for all your hard work. It was as a result of your hard work that I managed to secure work experience at a respected law firm in London and as a result I kindly ask that you update my CV to reflect this. I spent six months at the firm on a full time basis. I can not thank you enough. I am very pleased.’
‘Hi Jonathan, just to let you know that I now have a Training Contract with (a Silver Circle firm) after doing a Vacation Scheme with them (you had previously helped me with my application). I wanted to thank you once again for your help. I will happily recommend your services to any of my colleagues who are also struggling to get a training contract.’
‘I wish to thank you for all the hard work and effort you have put into creating my CV. I’m very happy with it. I will be in touch if I need to alter anything. Thank you again for your speedy reply. I couldn’t recommend you enough.’
To view further feedback on our CV Preparation Service from lawyers and law students, please click here.