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Mark Levine at BCL was fantastic to work with. He always kept me up-to-date on the progress of my application, adopts a partner-style, collaborative approach and is straightforward and honest. Mark was excellent at reassuring me about the job's suitability and at boosting my confidence. 
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BCL has placed all four members of our legal team and the service has always been first class. Showing great flexibility in working with us and always supplying a number of high-quality candidates.
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June 20, 2024

Bitesize Legal Updates with Addleshaw Goddard


This seminar will cover Data Protection & Cyber Security, Tech risks and Employment, and will focus on practical points that in-house lawyers need to know, drawing out business risks and potential solutions, with the aim of leaving everyone with something to take back to their desks and use in practice

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July 2, 2024

In-House Seminar with Addleshaw Goddard Leeds


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Prestigious US Law firm seeking Private Funds Associates from NQ to5 years PQE. You would be joining a dynamic environment where your growth is a priority, and your contributions are valued and recognised.

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