The people we work for and with come from all parts of the legal community – We hope this limited selection reflects their diversity.
What they say
For a flavour of the way we work and interact with our clients, here are a few client perspectives on BCL’s performance.
I found BCL’s knowledge, contacts and guidance invaluable in my search for my first move in-house. This ultimately lead to a placement with a multi-national plc.
I am consistently impressed by their knowledge and understanding of our business along with the quality of candidates they provide. I look forward to continuing to work with BCL Legal in the future.
I have no hesitation in recommending the services of BCL Legal. Their professionalism and tenacity ensured that the recruitment process went smoothly and I managed to secure my dream job.
BCL provide an extremely professional service. They take great care to match the potential recruit with my firm and as a consequence those who they put forward are appropriate.
Mark is extremely knowledgeable in relation to in house roles. He didn’t just ask me what I needed he analysed the role, the work, my company – it was a full but carefully constructed analysis. When he finds candidates he then explains how they might fit, the areas that may not work and then how they might view the company. This is very important as lawyers will often have different views of companies when compared to law firms. Mark has managed to find candidates when others have failed.
They were all excellent candidates and, as I indicated to each of them at the beginning of their second interviews, if we had had three vacancies, all of them would have received offers.
BCL really take the time to understand our business and ensure that they only put forward candidates who will meet both our technical but also cultural needs.
I have been incredibly impressed by the standards of BCL Legal. They kept me informed and I felt 100% confident that what she promised, she would do would get done - and it certainly was.
BCL and I have built up a relationship over years but they took time to understand the needs of my new role and organisation. Providing 3 excellent shortlists, all of which met our criteria.
BCL Legal is a great recruitment firm. I found Gishan Abeyratne based in Birmingham very helpful, supportive and personable.
BCL have placed me in my last two roles: In both instances, the support and information provided was invaluable. They have been able to support my next career move each step of the way
BCL placed me in my current role, she was extremely supportive throughout the recruitment process, providing helpful CV and interview advice. I would highly recommend BCL Legal.
I have been extremely impressed with their knowledge, professionalism and ability to consistently provide us with high calibre candidates. I would highly recommend their services.
I was impressed at how quickly our request was turned around and communication arranged between the candidates and ourselves. The candidates were of a very high standard
Having recently moved to the North West BCL were always available. Keeping me informed at each stage, it was their local knowledge that allowed me to really focus on the right role for me
Nick from BCL Legal was absolutely key in my recruitment process. He was responsive and supportive throughout, always taking the time to meet with me and answer any questions I had.
I liked the frank and constructive guidance on the merits of each person. I didn’t get the feeling that you were trying to “sell” me an individual who wasn’t a good fit.
I have worked with BCL Legal for the past 6 years. they take the time to visit, discussing our needs. Working so closely with James as closely as we do has produced some excellent results.
BCL Legal were great throughout my recruitment process their insight of different law firms really allowed me to understand and get the role I wanted. I could not recommend BCL enough
BCL are the first people I contact. They listen to our requirements, understand the role and requirements perfectly, and will only put forward those candidates whom they consider to be most suited to and interested in the role.
Mark at BCL was fantastic to work with. He always kept me up-to-date on the progress of my application, adopts a partner-style, collaborative, approach and is straightforward and honest. Mark was excellent at reassuring me about the job's suitability and at boosting my confidence.
BCL Legal are our preferred supplier I have worked with them on vacancies at all of our UK offices. I am consistently impressed by their knowledge and understanding of our business.
When I needed to recruit, BCL found the type of person I was looking for and within a few days, I received four good CV’s, I would have been happy to offer a role to either of the two candidates.
I have been extremely impressed with BCL’s legal knowledge and the quality of the candidates they have put forward. They are extremely professional and understand our business needs.
I would happily recommend BCL Legal to anyone looking for a new role. BCL Legal have matched my skills set to the jobs that they have put me up for and as a result I have been able to fit into a job and organisation quickly and be productive from day one. What sets BCL Legal apart, for me, is their friendliness that is matched by their professionalism. I found BCL Legal extremely helpful, personable and professional.
BCL has extensive knowledge of the market and takes great care in placing candidates in the right role and firm. They are patient and supportive and in addition very good their jobs.
I have found BCL Legal are always willing to give realistic appraisals, work hard to find the right candidates and clearly take the time to get to know the people that they work with.
BCL recently handled my recruitment to the post of senior legal counsel for one of the UK’s best known FMCG brands. BCL handled my appointment excellently. BCL Legal were not only professional, proactive and responsive to my queries, but also very personable down to earth and a pleasure to deal with.
I found my dealings with the consultants of BCL Legal to be calm, efficient and highly professional. What really impressed me was that they listened to what I wanted and delivered.
BCL He has placed all 4 members of our legal team and the service has always been first class. Showing great flexibility in working with us and always suppling a number of high quality candidates
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