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Matthew completed the LPC at the College of Law in Chester in 2005 before joining BCL Legal. After almost five years of placing paralegals and solicitors into private practice law firms in Manchester Matthew relocated to London and worked for a specialist interim legal recruitment company where he placed solicitors and paralegals into fixed term contract, large scale document review projects and interim positions. Matthew returned to BCL Legal in February 2013 and focuses on placing paralegals and solicitors into interim roles within private practice law firms in London.

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Fixed Term Contract Roles

It is widely acknowledged that many private practice lawyers reach a stage in their careers when they no longer want to work in practice, but instead want to change direction slightly and work as in in-house lawyer. We have found that lawyers who want to move in-house fall into two camps: the first being the ‘reactive camp’ and the second the ‘proactive camp’. The reactive lawyers are trying to...


Corporate Social Responsibility Cup

For the last couple of years BCL Legal has been shortlisted in the Sunday Times Best Small Companies to Work top 100. All of us who work at BCL, whether Director, Consultant or Team Administrator, are immensely proud to play our part in the success of the company. In the feedback that we received from the Best Companies survey it was apparent that what we weren’t very good at (in fact we did virtually...


Interim Lawyer Opportunities

Are you one of the many lawyers seeking to leave private practice for an in-house role? Yes, there are lots of you and some of you quit your jobs without one to go to; it’s all become too much for you working at that law firm. You disliked it that much that now you are job-less and it hasn’t been that easy securing your first in-house role. Oh no, have you made a big mistake? Fear not, we can...

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