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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

Nick Fear was exceptionally knowledgeable, professional and personable while helping me find the right role
John Jackson
Solicitor, Osborne Clark
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.
Rob Dillarston
Managing Partner, Greenwoods Solicitors LLP
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.
Sue Albion
Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer for Europe, Molson Coors

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Upcoming Events

May 21, 2019

GDPR - One year on, does the future look different?


Presented specifically to support in-house counsel, our seminar will share our experts’ views on developing your data protection and privacy practices. The speakers will share their experiences of guiding clients from a range of sectors through many challenging data and privacy issues – including GDPR compliance projects.

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May 9, 2019

Legal Update & Soft Skills for Junior Lawyers


This session is tailored for trainees or under 5PQE lawyers. The afternoon will be split between Legal Issues and Softer Skills Training and is divided into three parts, Negotiating Indemnities, Brand Protection and IP and Time Management and Delivery of Meaningful and Valuable Meetings with Stakeholders.

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May 8, 2019

GDPR & Data Protection Enforcement


Please join us at this breakfast briefing where we will be joined by James Moss , Director of Legal Services (Regulatory Enforcement), Information Commissioner’s Office

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