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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 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
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
BCL was very selective with the interviews arranged, appreciating that with time constraints we were focused on interviewing only the highest quality candidates with a very close fit.
Steven Whitehead
Group Commercial Director, The Hut Group

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May 27, 2021

Corporate Governance, Company Disputes & Risk Mitigation - A Three-part Webinar Series with Addleshaw Goddard


Part III - Joint ventures - how to protect your investment and mitigate risks. This session will cover measures to put in place at the outset, managing the sharing of information, JV representative directors, valuation, investment and exit issues and managing shareholder disputes

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May 13, 2021

Corporate Governance, Company Disputes & Risk Mitigation - A Three-part Webinar Series with Addleshaw Goddard


Part II - Managing post-deal risk. This session will cover warranties and indemnities, update on the role of W&I insurance, deferred consideration/earn out provisions, the use of NDA's and the impact of the pandemic on deal landscape

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