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 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.
Mike Elston
Chief Counsel Combat Air, BAE Systems
I wanted to say thank you to you and the team at BCL Legal for all the help you have given me over the past few years
Charles Krieg
In-house Solicitor, Electricity North West
Nick works at a standard which goes beyond what you would hope for from a recruitment consultant.
Sara McKay
Real Estate Solicitor, Boyes Turner

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Upcoming Events

June 6, 2019

In conversation with Keith Packer

Birmingham

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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Awards

We’re a Sunday Times Best Small Company to Work For: 2016, 2017, 2018