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Recruitment bio

Gishan is an LLB graduate of Birmingham City University, class of 2008. Following his undergraduate studies Gishan relocated to London where he spent a number of years in Financial Services trading Interest Rate Options before moving into business to business Sales in the Technology and Recruitment sectors.

In 2013 Gishan moved back home to the Midlands and joined the BCL Legal Birmingham office in January 2014. Gishan specialises in the recruitment of real estate, planning and property finance partners, directors, senior associates, associates, solicitors and newly qualified solicitors for commercial practices across the South of England including Bristol, Exeter, Southampton, Reading, Guildford, Oxford and the surrounding counties.

Gishan works with leading law firms and candidates at all levels for national and international practices including Charles Russell Speechlys, Stevens & Bolton, Bevan Brittan, Veale Wasbrough Vizards, Simmons & Simmons, Osborne Clarke, Burges Salmon, TLT, Womble Bond Dickinson, Freeths, Penningtons Manches, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang, and other leading regional firms. 

My recent blog posts


Searching for your dream legal job - something out of a musical?

One thing people find surprising about me is my love of musicals. I think the looks of confusion and surprise stem from my penchant for music that’s mostly made of up of power chords and distortion, and while it’s very true I’m quite stubborn when it comes to the music I listen to on a daily basis (rock, metal, grunge etc.), I’m a sucker for a good musical! This includes the classics like West Side...


One of the most important elements of legal job satisfaction

I’ve worked in legal recruitment for the better part of five years now, and at the tender age of 31, I feel as if I’ve finally found what I want to do in terms of my long-term career: where I want to be and where I want to go; and, what I want to achieve. Don’t get me wrong, legal recruitment can be tough but I genuinely enjoy my job and find my work very interesting. Prior to joining BCL Legal, I...


Take the stress out of your first interview… and your first date?

In a previous blog, I drew parallels between using a recruiter and online dating. Dating is always a fun and often interesting conversation amongst my friends. We’re now at an age where most are either married or getting married and having children or having more children, while some of us are still either on the hunt for that special someone or simply just keeping calm and carrying on with single-dom....

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