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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

BCL Legal is a great recruitment firm. I found Gishan Abeyratne based in Birmingham very helpful, supportive and personable
Faizah Iqbal
Commercial Property Solicitor, Eversheds
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
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

March 28, 2019

Legal Update

Milton Keynes

Topics that will be discussed in this session are key commercial cases from 2018, social media and the latest on Brexit

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March 28, 2019

Recent Developments in Commercial Disputes


The session will focus on recent developments in practice and case law that all in-house lawyers need to know about. It will provide easy to follow and practical guidance on how to protect the interests of your business and what to watch out for through 2019

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