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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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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 11,000 lawyers placed since 2003

Clients who trust us

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
I wouldn’t hesitate to use you if I needed to secure a new position in the future and definitely recommend others use your services.
Anonymous
Residential Conveyancer, Specialist Residential Conveyancing Firm
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

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