Document Review Services

Effective document review services demand a high level of experience and expertise, and a shared sense of urgency to deliver immediate solutions

Based in London and offering a nationwide service offering, BCL’s doc review team works exclusively with law firms requiring project-based hires

We understand and share the need for immediacy

Highly competent in compliance management

Adept at testing language capabilities

The BCL document review team has over 25 years of combined experience

A credentialed service

Working with a pool of 2,500 document review lawyers and paralegals, the team is headed up by Matthew Porter who has successfully managed numerous large scale document review projects for law firms ranging from Magic Circle to West End, LPOs and Big 4 accountancy practices.

Service offering

Our Document Review team is based in London and offers a nationwide service, working exclusively with many law firms and companies requiring project-based hires.

  • Onsite and offsite review
  • Managed review
  • Technology assisted review
  • Litigation support
  • Compliance management
  • Language testing
  • Online candidate timesheets
  • 24/7 service

Compliance management

Compliance is an essential part of document review on-boarding.

We carefully and thoroughly manage all compliance requirements to ensure you have the best people for each project with the correct level of documentation in place.

  • Background checks, including police checks
  • Self-declaration
  • References
  • Up-to-date practising certificates: free of conditions, findings and orders
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

Language testing

Many document review projects need lawyers with relevant language skills.

As part of our service, we undertake all the necessary testing, and we not only test translation skills but comprehension as well.


  • French, Spanish, German, Italian, Dutch, Norwegian, Russian, Gerorgian, Afrikaans, Zulu, Arabic, Farsi, Thai, Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese

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