Resources

Check out our resources to give you an edge when writing your application. From cover letters to CVs, we'll step you through the process.

Interview Tips

Most common interview questions? Behaviourial interviews? STAR technique? Group activities? We've got you covered.

Applying for your Legal Job

If you're like most law students or new graduates, you're thrilled (and a little bit terrified) about finding that first legal job.

We know it is a tough job market out there, which is why we created this free resource to help you land a great gig. If you know where to look and how to apply, you're off to a great start. So, we have organised all the essential job search tools you'll need. 

Selection Criteria

The selection criteria for a position is a list of the essential and desirable skills, attributes, experience, and education which an organisation decides is necessary for a position.

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Interviews

Job interviews require preparation. An interview should constitute the culmination of your research into the firm and your personal ‘sales effort’ represented by your cover letter and CV.

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Cover Letters

A cover letter contains the reasons why you believe you are the best candidate for the position. It serves two purposes; first, to make the reader want to read more about you in your resume and second, to land you an interview. Each cover letter should be specific to the position and the organisation.

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Model Law Clerkship CV

Beyond Law have published an annotated CV with comments and advice from leading law firms and organisations including top-tier international firm Linklaters. Read more here.