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 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
I liked the frank and constructive guidance on the merits of each person. I didn’t get the feeling that you were trying to “sell” me an individual who wasn’t a good fit.
Mike Elston
Chief Counsel Combat Air, BAE Systems
BCL has extensive knowledge of the market and takes great care in placing candidates in the right role and firm. They are patient and supportive and in addition very good at their jobs
Simon Forster
General Counsel, Weightmans

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Upcoming Events

March 17, 2020

Contract Law Update

Leeds

This session will focus on the most significant developments in commercial practice and case law that will be highly relevant to all in-house lawyers. This is an annual seminar by Addleshaw Goddard, which regularly receives outstanding feedback.

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Awards

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