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James joined BCL Legal in 2018 and is responsible for the private practice team in London, focusing on permanent hires. Having spent eight years practising criminal law, he joined a FTSE listed global recruitment business in 2008 and specialised in legal recruitment across private practice within London and the South East.

James focuses on placing lawyers into the top City, US and West End firms, having established strong relationships across the City.

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'Slip! Slop! Slap!': a barometer of London's summer recruitment activity

The UK summer of 2018 has been the fourth hottest on record with temperatures reaching 33 degrees Celsius in the Met Office's Stephenson Screen; my back garden thermometer nearly exploded with the mercury rising to 40 degrees Celsius in the direct sunshine! 'Slip! Slop! Slap!' comes to mind -  a saying I first heard in Australia many years ago. (Worth a Google session if you haven't come across...


Road Digging: An Associate’s Tale

It's June 2008 on a hazy summer day in the Strand, London. Tourists are flocking and the pigeons from Trafalgar Square have been kicked out by Ken, so are watching from afar as the road worker starts up his pneumatic hammer. Bang! A jolt of electricity strikes the road worker and the hammer stays fixed in the ground. All around him, lights go off, offices shut down and chaos starts as the traffic lights...

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