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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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How do I become a document review lawyer?

BCL Legal is one of the largest suppliers of document review lawyers to law firms and outsourcing companies in London. We are often asked by lawyers who haven’t worked in document review projects before “how do I become a document review lawyer?” Document review roles can be financially lucrative and can offer a greater work life balance for many lawyers. Also, due to the length of assignments and...


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...

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