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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 has placed me in my last two roles: in both instances, the support and information provided were invaluable. They have been able to support my next career move each step of the way.
Kirsteen Vickerstaff
Company Secretary & General Counsel, On The Beach Group Plc
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.
David Bryson
Human Resources Advisor, SIS
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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Upcoming Events

November 10, 2021

Legal Update with Pannone Corporate - Restrictive covenants and contract law update


The impact of new and significant case law on the field of restrictive covenants and the impact on drafting effective covenants. Pannone Corporate's litigation team will also provide an update on key recent cases in relation to the law of contract. Your HR colleagues are also warmly invited to join this session.

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November 3, 2021

Legal Update with Pannone Corporate - Regulatory Compliance: recent key developments


The webinar will comment upon the forthcoming Environment Bill, developments across the regulatory sphere including in relation to food safety, the consequences of Natasha’s Law and the introduction of new regulators. In addition the session will suggest measures that businesses can take to prepare themselves in anticipation of these changes and to build resilience within their organisation.

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