The UK's number one legal recruiter

People led and tech-driven, BCL Legal's intelligent recruiting assures the highest quality legal professionals and job roles

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Legal job-seekers

Our discipline and location-specific teams live and breathe their respective markets. Whether you're a trainee solicitor, paralegal or partner, BCL Legal helps to clarify and manage your job seeking requirements and career ambitions. We'll find you what you're looking for.

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Legal hirers

Effective hiring goes far beyond filling a job role. Successful recruiting puts its emphasis on people, quality and speed. We operate with unrivalled insight through our discipline and location-specific teams and using integrated technology, we match the right people to your business.

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Established and trusted

Our average Candidate Net Promoter Score (NPS) is 82

90% of lawyers who move are registered with BCL

97% of BCL-placed lawyers stay with the business for over a year

Over 10,000 lawyers placed since 2003

Clients who trust us

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.
Jeremy Smith
Managing Director, JS Law
BCL Legal was absolutely key in my recruitment process. They were responsive and supportive throughout, always taking the time to meet with me and answer any questions I had.
Laura Woodfine-Jones
In-house Solicitor, Eversheds
Mark Levine 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 might 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
Nigel Dale
General Counsel, Together Money

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June 6, 2019

In conversation with Keith Packer


Following the huge success of our event in Manchester last year, BCL Legal & Shoosmiths invite you to join us in Shoosmiths Birmingham office to hear Keith Packer's personal account of the life altering sanctions that can be applied for breaching competition law.

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