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 will definitely not hesitate in recommending BCL to other people
Javnepreet Rai
Residential Property Paralegal, Top Tier West Midlands Law Firm
I have no hesitation in recommending the services of BCL Legal. Their professionalism and tenacity ensured that the recruitment process went smoothly and I managed to secure my dream job.
Amber Grey
Manager Business Affairs, ITV Granada PLC
BCL provide an extremely professional service. They take great care to match the potential recruit with my firm and as a consequence those who they put forward are appropriate.
Paul Morton
Head of Litigation, Brabners

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Upcoming Events

November 13, 2019

Cloud Computing - What you need to know


This session will address what you need to know about Cloud Computing, including its essential characteristics and deployment models, the differences with other IT outsourcing contracts, negotiating with cloud service providers and a checklist of points to consider.

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November 12, 2019

Legal Update for In House Lawyers

Milton Keynes

We are pleased to invite you to our next seminar that we are holding with EMW LLP, focusing on Legal Professional Privilege, Social Media in the work place and Commercial Law.

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November 7, 2019

In-house Legal Update for Junior Lawyers


This session is tailored for trainees or under 5PQE lawyers. If you manage a team of junior lawyers please feel free to forward this invite along. The afternoon will be split between Legal Issues and Softer Skills Training and is divided into three parts

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