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Joanna joined BCL legal in February 2017 to focus on commercial and private client disciplines in the North East and Sheffield. A first class honours graduate from the University of Manchester with 7 years in retail management, Joanna recruits paralegals, legal executives and solicitors into law firms across the region.

My recent blog posts


Reflecting on the year – have you thought about recruitment?

What a fantastic and busy year this has been! It’s been the year of a career change for me and the year of a house move too (along with a few other big changes)… There’s nothing quite like a good challenge (or two) to keep you on your toes! I’ve been with BCL Legal now for 11 months (although it feels like much longer I have to say!) and I can’t express enough what a fantastic place this is to be....


Should I stay or should I go? Six good reasons for moving on from your current firm.

Changing jobs – it’s not a decision to be taken lightly. It’s usually something that takes a considerable amount of thought; some self reflection and a reasonable amount of time before we decide to pursue this path. Let’s face facts – we spend a lot of our time at work and for those in the legal profession this is likely to be more than most.  When it comes to this subject we would advise you to...


When should you start exploring the market leading up to qualification?

If you’re now in the second year of your training contract then you may have already started thinking about exploring the market. As always timing is important with these things and you may not be too sure about when to commence your job search. Hopefully this blog will lend a helping hand… So when is the best time to start looking? I would advise that you begin your search around 6 months before...

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