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Henry studied International Management and Spanish at Bath University before completing his GDL and LPC at the College of Law in Manchester and London.  Henry qualified as a solicitor in London gaining experience in contentious construction, commercial real estate, asset finance and general commercial.

Henry joined BCL Legal in 2017 and specialises in the recruitment of solicitors into transactional roles in Manchester.

My recent blog posts


Is there a legal job available even if there's no live vacancy?

So, you’re looking for a job but only want to apply for ‘live job vacancies.’  I often hear this from lawyer candidates: they’re only interested in applying for legal jobs that are released to the wider market/where they know there’s a role available, but are these lawyers missing a trick? Depending on your practice discipline and PQE (especially if you're between two and five years qualified); just...


What’s your value - as a lawyer - in today’s market?

Most of the client presentations I've recently been to, emphasise how "tight" the current market is (when it comes to obtaining top talent).  Firms are increasingly clued up on the business cost of losing good people: the time it takes to refill the job, along with the costs associated with losing a highly trained asset, and are doing everything in their power to keep good lawyers on if they can. ...


Why is a good legal recruiter important in my job search?

Choosing a good legal recruiter is a crucial first step in your job search, so it’s important to choose wisely. I say this as I’ve just spoken to a candidate whose CV was sent to a firm by a recruiter operating outside their remit, and without the consent of the candidate in question. It was drawn to the candidate’s attention when I sent their CV (following the role’s official release) and the firm came...

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