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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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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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Our average Candidate Net Promoter Score (NPS) is 82

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BCL Legal was great throughout my recruitment process. Their insight into different law firms really allowed me to understand and get the role I wanted. I could not recommend BCL enough.
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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.
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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.
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