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Emma studied law and criminology at Lancaster University and completed the LPC at BPP Manchester. She then took employment with a regional firm as a paralegal where she went on to complete her training contract gaining experience in residential conveyancing, private client matters, and crime. In 2013 Emma qualified as a Solicitor and continued to practise in residential conveyancing,  wills, probate and elderly client care. 

In 2015 Emma moved away from law and worked within a national estate agency business. 

Emma joined BCL Legal in 2017 specialising in recruiting solicitors, fee earners and paralegals within the residential conveyancing sector across Manchester and Lancashire. 

My recent blog posts


Why does ‘time fly’ so quickly when you’re working in legal recruitment?

Reflecting on my first year in legal recruitment, it’s safe to say, it’s been quite the journey. I started at BCL Legal with no previous recruitment experience, and from Day One it’s been a year of fast-paced on-the-job learning coupled with regular training and development. The training I’ve received has been second to none, which has made my transition from legal practice to legal recruitment quite...


Do you need to be qualified to be a conveyancer?

This is a question I’m asked more frequently than ever, and during my time in practice and legal recruitment, I’ve noticed a massive shift in opinion. Whilst some firms prefer their conveyancers to possess professional qualifications, insisting on hiring solicitors only, I’ve seen an increase in firms considering applicants who have years of experience in the industry instead. This is because many...


I don’t understand my notice period, can you help?

Most people (not all) know what their notice period is as in most circumstances it’s clearly stated in their contract of employment, or employment terms and conditions. But believe it or not, I’m asked this question a lot: I don’t understand my notice period, can you help?

How long is my notice period?

As above, the first place to look is your contract. If there’s no contractual notice period...

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