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Catherine joined BCL Legal in 2010 and manages the South Yorkshire and North East private practice team as well as our specialist, national conveyancing team.

A BA (Hons) graduate in 1999, Catherine has over 15 years' recruitment experience within professional services. She previously worked for a global recruitment organisation where she was responsible for the transactional level business through to executive appointments.

In the North East and Yorkshire, her team acts for law firms in the provision of solicitors and legal professionals into private practice across a range of disciplines. UK-wide, BCL's leading conveyancing team has extensive expertise within the residential property sector.

My recent blog posts


How do you know if it's the right time to move jobs?

When’s the right time if you don’t have any time in the first place? You want a new job but you’re mega busy! There’s the day-to-day grind where you barely find a minute to yourself. Then there’s the kids and family; you need to sort out a routine for school holiday cover. Maybe you’ll wait until you get back from your summer holiday, in fact, maybe you’ll wait until Christmas is out of the way....


Attracting and hiring top lawyers: what you need to do now

No one can sell your firm like you can, so make sure you give it your best shot. I can assure you, it makes all the difference when it comes to securing that lawyer you’re on the hunt for.  

The mechanics

It goes a little something like this, right? Working with a recruitment agency is easy. We find you the people; everyone who interviews with you wants to work with you; consequently, all offers are...


Are you a City lawyer considering a move to the regions?

In May, The Guardian featured an article: ‘How the north of England got its groove back.’ It drew on a study by the Children’s Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield, who spent 12 months travelling across the North interviewing young people about their hopes and fears. The one topic/discussion point that most interviewees agreed on is that living in London is not an option: it’s too expensive (not...

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Bank of America
Gordons LLP
Leigh Day
Anthony Collins Solicitors
Mishcon De Reya LLP
UTC Aerospace Systems
Dac Beachcroft