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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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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

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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.
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BCL Legal is our preferred supplier. I have worked with them on vacancies at all of our UK offices. I am consistently impressed by their knowledge and understanding of our business.
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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.
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September 10, 2024

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