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

Thank you for working so hard in getting me this position. You both spent so much time and put in much effort in arranging interviews, even working late into the evening. 
Hardip
Family Solicitor, Regional Firm in Worcestershire
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.
James Finney
Associate in the Corporate Team, Eversheds
BCL placed me in my current role and was extremely supportive throughout the recruitment process, providing helpful CV and interview advice. I would highly recommend BCL Legal.
Emma Preece
Associate, Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

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Upcoming Events

June 29, 2021

Handling the early stages of a dispute - key considerations for In-house lawyers with Boyes Turner

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An online webinar which will focus on key consideration to remember when a dispute first arises.

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June 22, 2021

Jurisdiction Clauses - Everything an In-house lawyer needs to know with Addleshaw Goddard

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Addleshaw Goddard and BCL Legal will present a useful and practical guide for busy in-house lawyers whose role includes the consideration of commercial contracts, explaining how jurisdiction or arbitration clauses can create or preserve value for their businesses.

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Awards

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