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 12,500 lawyers placed since 2003

Clients who trust us

BCL was very selective with the interviews arranged, appreciating that with time constraints we were focused on interviewing only the highest quality candidates with a very close fit.
Steven Whitehead
Group Commercial Director, The Hut Group
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
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.
Phil Kenny
Counsel, BAE Systems

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Upcoming Events

October 17, 2023

Managing your Contracts Life Cycle, In-house seminar with BCL Legal and Addleshaw Goddard


A look at how to refresh your approach to contacting with practical tools and guidance from Addleshaw Goddard's Commercial Law experts.

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October 10, 2023

Contract Law Update with Ward Hadaway


Please join us and our newest In-house seminar partner, Ward Hadaway, for a half day event where Professor Ewan McKendrick KC will be presenting a Contract Law Update

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October 5, 2023

Legal Update with BCL Legal & Browne Jacobson


Browne Jacobson's experts will be updating us on essential skills and updates that all of us will need to be aware of over the next 6 months . These include ESG and social mobility, AI and financial crime compliance.

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