Over 80% of in-house lawyers placed stay in the role for over four years
Team of 10 with an average of 10 years' legal recruitment expertise
We fill temporary and permanent requirements
Over 8,000 'commercial lawyers' have asked us to assist with their career - our expertise knows who to call upon for each role we assist
We find the best lawyers, company secretaries and compliance professionals on the market for companies based across the UK, and we've placed more than 2,000 since 2003.
Getting to know your business, its culture and environment is hugely important to us. Our experience tells us that personality and fit is just as important (if not more) than skill. By taking the time to understand these important elements, we can introduce appropriate legal, co sec and compliance professionals to you.
We’re a team made up of experienced and highly professional consultants who genuinely care, and our main aim is to build long-term relationships with everyone we work with and for.
It’s the strength of our established relationships within the in-house legal community that makes us market leaders.
There’s no other legal recruiter with the same number of in-house legal consultants based across the UK. This means we have unrivalled knowledge of each UK location and the companies, lawyers, company secretaries and compliance professionals that operate and work within them.
Langleys, a UK leading law firm based in York, has recently opened a defendant insurance office in central Manchester - headed up by fraud partner, Peter Oakes.Read the full case study
DWF, a global legal business, with over 27 key locations and over 3,100 employees hosted an agent briefing for consultative advice and assistance recruiting for their complex injury team.Read the full case study
After a slow-moving recruitment process to grow its legal team, this Cheshire Tech Company's General Counsel instructed BCL Legal's in-house team. After introducing two credible and suitable lawyers, the company hired both.Read the full case study
After several months searching for an antitrust lawyer through direct campaigns and utilising other legal recruiters, Samsung instructed BCL Legal.Read the full case study
In 2013, BCLs dedicated property team was instructed to assist in MyHomeMove’s national growth and continued expansion, including fee-earning and non-fee earning roles.Read the full case study
Over the last two years, ACS has had interesting and complex roles within the Commercial, Corporate Litigation and Property teams and approached BCL Legal to help.Read the full case study
BCL Legal placed the previous Regional Legal Counsel, Europe in 2012 who worked for the company for six years. Following a successful period of employment, during which they established the European legal function, the previous incumbent was ready to move on and found a new role elsewhere.Read the full case study
We’re a Sunday Times Best Small Company to Work For: 2016, 2017, 2018