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Ria is an LLB graduate from the University of Sheffield, having graduated in 2009. Following the completion of the LPC, Ria transitioned in to recruitment, initially focusing on the maritime legal sphere at a regional recruitment company before joining BCL Legal in 2015.

Ria specialises in the recruitment of real estate lawyers (from Newly-Qualified through to Partner level) for commercial practices across London. She has built up a strong network of clients ranging from boutiques, West-End, Regional, City, National and International law firms and is well placed to assist with the next move in your career. 

My recent blog posts


I'll soon be an NQ lawyer, should I have a job backup plan?

The end is in sight! You’ve completed your degree, perhaps the GDL, the LPC and now two years as a trainee. You’re about to become a solicitor, but first, you need to find out if you’re being retained. It’s a tense and nerve-racking time. That's why I was really surprised to learn that 71% of newly qualified (NQ) lawyers have no backup plan if they don’t get an offer with their existing firm. It’s a...


How can I secure an interview?

Once you've made the decision to find a new job, the next step is making sure you get the opportunity to meet with a range of firms that interest you. You want to be sure you've extensively explored the market/what’s on offer to you. Firstly, this ensures you’re making an informed decision. Secondly, it can help clarify (in your own mind) what’s driving your job search. So, how do you go about...


Moving to London for work: should I become a ‘London lawyer?’

The London market’s always garnered interest from candidates – it’s a vibrant and diverse city with a large range of legal opportunities. I love London – I’m lucky enough to have a relatively easy commute into the city and I get to walk past some of London’s most iconic landmarks every day on my way to work. But moving to London as a lawyer, what can you expect? There’s a common perception that the...

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