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If you are considering a move, now’s the time to take the plunge!

The Yorkshire legal market is booming. As we leave Easter well and truly behind and accelerate into summer there’s a renewed optimism evident in the number of instructions we’ve had. This year to date opportunities are up 25% since 2014 across many practice areas.For a legal professionals, it’s an exciting place to be. There are opportunities within all of the leading national and regional firms and the NQ roles are flooding in.

This year, as per 2014, corporate, commercial and real estate lawyers are in are high demand. Perhaps the biggest positive we’ve seen since last year is the rise in litigation roles. At the commercial firms, opportunities are presenting themselves across contentious IP, employment, banking litigation, construction litigation and insolvency.

Firms are being competitive with their salaries and benefits schemes in order to be an attractive option for solicitors with an eye on the market. If you are considering a move and have been tentative about market conditions over the last 12-18 months its well worth giving us a call. We can certainly give you an overview of what you can expect and how best to position yourself. You need to stand out from the crowd, and whilst solicitors with between 2 and 5 years’ post qualification experience are in high demand, the increase in London re-locators means you need that competitive edge.

Our experienced recruiters are always on hand for a confidential chat about your options. You might want some guidance on how to write a CV or advice on whether you are being paid your market worth. You may even want interview tips and advice or are perhaps thinking about moving away from fee earning. PSL roles are on the increase across many practice areas so we can also offer you something a little bit different. If you have been considering a new challenge or moving on to pastures new, now really is the time to think seriously about making that all important move.

For more information please contact BCL Legal or call 0845 241 0933.

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