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James joined BCL Legal in 2017. Following the completion of his law degree at Lancaster University James gained experience in recruitment as a consultant in a criminal justice team working closely with a number of prisons across the north of the country. After relocating to Birmingham James joined a city centre law firm working as a fee earner in their debt recovery team. 

Based in the Birmingham office James focuses on the recruitment of real estate, non-contentious construction, commercial and corporate solicitors in Buckinghamshire, south Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Essex, Kent and Sussex.     


My recent blog posts


Should I stop looking for a job during the Christmas period?

The Black Friday craziness has been and gone, Christmas is around the corner and I’m asked by lawyer candidates left, right and centre: should I stop looking for a job during the Christmas period or should I keep looking? Obviously, the Christmas period is a great time to relax, unwind and enjoy some quality time with friends and family, and although the hiring process inevitably slows down at this...


Self-improvement during the ups and downs of a career in recruitment

Overall, a job in recruitment is a brilliant one, but even for those who love it, there are plenty of ups and downs and although this applies to all jobs, recruitment has an undeniable ‘rollercoaster’ reputation. 

The 'ups' and 'downs'

When everything’s going well your clients and candidates are both happy: offers are made and accepted, everything falls into place and all is well with the world. A...


Newly qualified solicitor? How to make sure your law firm is looking after you!

With September just about upon us, many trainees are gearing up to begin their career as a newly qualified solicitor (NQ). This can be a daunting and stressful time (as it is for most people moving jobs), but let’s not forget your life’s work has been headed for this point: stepping out of the shadows; announcing yourself as a qualified solicitor! So, you start your new job and life is great… Then...

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