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

BCL Legal was extremely helpful when we opened a Manchester office. Winning our quarterly recruitment competition, we hope to continue our excellent relationship for years to come.
Petra Clarke-Fisher
Business Projects Manager
I found BCL to be fast, knowledgeable and professional. The overall outcome of this recruitment exercise was very successful. I have no doubt we will use BCL's services again in future.
Liam Mcilveen
Assistant General Counsel, Astra Zeneca
I have found BCL Legal is always willing to give realistic appraisals, work hard to find the right candidates and clearly take the time to get to know the people that they work with.
Tina Woods
HR Manager, Gateley PLC

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Upcoming Events

November 7, 2019

In-house Legal Update for Junior Lawyers

Manchester

This session is tailored for trainees or under 5PQE lawyers. If you manage a team of junior lawyers please feel free to forward this invite along. The afternoon will be split between Legal Issues and Softer Skills Training and is divided into three parts

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October 17, 2019

Legal Update for In-house Lawyers with Boyes Turner

Birmingham

This session will cover the following topics: Commercial Law, Employment, Competition and Mental Health in the workplace.

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October 16, 2019

Supply Chain Risk

Manchester

BCL Legal & DLA Piper invite you to attend a presentation in which we will look at the legal issues that you may need to consider in the context of insolvency within the supply chain of your business and what can be done to mitigate the risks and protect your business

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Awards

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