CV for Legal Vacation Work

 

     

LEE GALLIGLE


 

     

Home Address:
10 London Road
Middlemarch
Loamshire
MM2 6AZ

Term Address:
1a Beech Court
Park Wood
University of Kent
Canterbury, Kent
CT2 7SZ
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Tel: 01789 12345       Email: lg2999@kent.ac.uk     
   
     

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

   
2011 to date

The University of Kent
LL.B. Law - expect to graduate June 2014

First year: Introduction to Law (Distinction); Legal Process (Merit); Constitutional and Administrative Law (Merit); Obligations I (Distinction)
Second year: Company Law; Obligations II; Property Law; Criminal Law
   
2004 - 2011 Casubon High School, Middlemarch
2011 A-levels: English (A); French (B); History (C)
2010 AS levels: Music (B); Media Studies (B)
2009 GCSEs: English Language (A); English Literature (A); French (A); German (B); Mathematics (C); History (A); Geography (C); Biology (B); Music (A)
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WORK EXPERIENCE

   
Summer 2012

Bulstrode Insurance Ltd, Lowick

Clerical Assistant: data inputting, liaison with clients; general office duties
This developed my skills in dealing with business customers, chiefly over the telephone, and in working accurately under pressure.

Summer 2011 Hawleys, Middlemarch
Two-week work placement with a partner in the property department of a general practice solicitors' firm. I carried out research in relation to a boundary dispute, attended Court and observed interviews with clients.
2009 - 2011 Flora Motley Ltd, High Street, Middlemarch

Saturday Sales Assistant in fashion store: customer service, stock control, cash handling
This involved me in advising and assisting customers, coping with problems and unexpected situations (such as a fire alarm) and taking responsibility for counting up and banking money

 

 

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SKILLS

   
Languages

Good command of French and German

Computing Familiarity with Windows packages including MS Word, MS Access and Internet Explorer; experience of Westlaw and Lexis
Driving Full, clean driving licence
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INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES

   
Music I play the violin in the University orchestra and was leader of the school orchestra.
Sport

Badminton: member of the University badminton club
Tennis: played for the school team
Swimming and trampolining.

Car
Maintenance
I own and maintain a twenty-year-old Mini and enjoy meeting other Mini owners at rallies
Travel

Summer 2012 - two-week voluntary workcamp in Spain
Summer 2011 - One month independent travel through France and Italy i
Tours with school orchestra to France, Belgium and Norway.

 

 

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REFEREES

   

Dr T. Lydgate
Eliot College
University of Kent
Canterbury
Kent CT2 7NS
01227 828282
T.P.R.Lydgate@kent.ac.uk

Miss R. Vincy
Flora Motley Ltd
High Street
Middlemarch
Loamshire MM1 0FF
01199 123456
r.vincy@flora-motley.co.uk
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