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 Organisation Net Promoter Score (NPS) is 76

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

When I needed to recruit, BCL found the type of person I was looking for and within a few days, I received four good CVs, I would have been happy to offer a role to either of the two candidates.
Gillian Hill
Head of Legal, Verastar Limited
BCL have been a valuable recruitment partner for our Legal Council position. Their approach went beyond just matching skills and experience to a job specification - they know their market.
Neil Partridge
Legal Counsel, Valliant Group
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

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Upcoming Events

February 1, 2019

Careers Seminar, Reading

Reading

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In conjunction with the BBO JLD and Shoosmiths, you're invited to our 2019 Careers Seminar in Reading. Watch this space - more details and Eventbrite invite to come. If you require further information, contact Nick Fear.

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January 31, 2019

Careers Seminar, Bristol

Bristol

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In conjunction with the Bristol JLD and Burges Salmon, you're invited to our 2019 Careers Seminar in Bristol. Watch this space - more details and Eventbrite invite to come. If you require further information, contact Gishan Abeyratne.

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January 29, 2019

NQ Careers Seminar, Birmingham

Birmingham

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In conjunction with the BTSS, you're invited to our 2019 NQ Careers Seminar in Birmingham. Watch this space - more details and Eventbrite invite to come. If you require further information, contact Chloe Matthews.

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Awards

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