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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 11,000 lawyers placed since 2003

Clients who trust us

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
BCL know the legal market and the retail sector well. They put forward a number of good candidates and provided sound advice to the business.
Emma Hermann
General Counsel, Joules Clothing
I can’t recommend highly enough their down to earth, relaxed and very professional manner. I always feel that BCL Legal has my best interests in mind when recommending and sourcing roles.
Frank Beeton
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