Precious Skills in the Legal Field

Providing Opportunities for Candidates

Individuals who have legal aptitude, knowledge and ability are talented, and it is talented candidates that we work with at Lex Conscientia. We describe legal talent as precious because to be an expert in your legal field whether you are a solicitor, legal executive or paralegal, you demonstrate skilfulness.

Legal Skills

We work with the following professionals and recruit for these roles on behalf of law firms:
  • Solicitors
  • Locums
  • Fee Sharers
  • Paralegals
  • Legal Executives
  • Licensed Conveyancers
  • Legal Secretaries and Administrators

We are here to ensure your next career move enables you to continue to be successful. By working with us to secure your next position, we ensure your specialities stand out from the crowd in a competitive legal market. We aim to ensure you join the right law firm in the right legal position.

Legal Academia and Cognitive skills

Qualifications such as LLBs, LLMs and LPCs demonstrate that you have intellectual ability, in the same ways that CILEX and similar legal qualifications also offer. We are aware however, that in the legal field the number of Post-Qualified Experience (PQE) years are just as important. Skills such as problem solving and logical thinking are weighed up by partners and hiring managers when a decision is being made as to hire you into a function of the business. The ability to interpret legal documentation, give clear and concise advice to the stakeholder, in addition to having good judgement and effective decision making, are all attributes legal professionals have in order to have a successful career in law.

Technical Legal Understanding

Legal professionals hold expertise in technical understanding of legal knowledge and legal terminology, have the ability to draft legal documents and know how to best apply the law to achieve an appropriate outcome. These skills are therefore imperative for you to demonstrate to potential employers. It is clear candidates have a multitude of skills in case management systems and billing software which demonstrates excellent IT skills which goes a long way on your CV and your job application.

Interpersonal Skills

It is clear that those searching for legal jobs need to showcase their social skills and people qualities that will enable them to work effectively in a team and to provide excellent customer service to the stakeholder. Personal qualities such as sensitivity, approachableness and moderate persuasive skills demonstrates to firms that you have the desired soft skills that will enable you to be successful at the firm. Increasingly, roles such as Legal Consultants require business development skills and the ability to build a rapport with clients and legal secretary roles require an individual that embraces a team ethos.

Our message

At Lex Conscientia we help you shape your skills around the role applied for to best showcase your abilities, achievements and talents. We draw upon your strengths and refer to opportunities you are best suited to. We value the hard work and dedication that you have put into your legal career which is why we listen to your requirements and make valuable placements that are tailored to you as an individual. We adhere to the guidelines on best practice in recruitment which is espoused through our membership of The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC). Each candidate is unique to us and our services are confidential, so your talent is safe in our hands – get in touch today!