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Why choose recruitment?

Many of our recruiters at BCL Legal are ex lawyers who have taken the decision to change career whilst still utilizing their legal knowledge. Thinking of moving out of law when you have gone through extensive and often costly training is a hard decision to make. At BCL Legal we work to the premise that ‘team work makes the dream work’. We are proud of our supportive and encouraging environment.

Established in 2003 BCL Legal is a specialist legal recruitment consultancy working with private practice law firms and in-house legal teams throughout the UK.

Initially launched in Manchester, our success has allowed us to expand; we now employ over 50 people covering locations in Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Birmingham, Bristol and London. We are currently expanding and looking to hire immediately into the Manchester office.

At BCL legal we provide an excellent platform to take on a key role in the market you manage. The business has been built over years of hard work, providing you with the foundations to move into a warm desk working with major UK law firms and in-house legal departments. Many of our consultants and have either worked in recruitment elsewhere, or previously been a lawyer and chosen to move to BCL Legal to start a new career in legal recruitment. You will either have recruitment experience or a legal background with the commercial acumen and drive and motivation to pursue a new career within the legal sector.

As well as years of experience and relationships, we provide full team support and a structure to develop and progress your career. We are a forward thinking business with a progressive marketing and PR function, easy assess Cloud computing system for remote access, dedicated in-house training and amazing quarterly and annual incentives. For someone looking for an entrepreneurial business to take their career to the next level, we can give you everything to become a success in your chosen market.

We are currently expanding our private practice team in Manchester. An opportunity has arisen to move into a warm desk which has huge billing potential from day one. You will work directly with a team of experienced recruiters in the North West, handling roles from paralegal/NQ solicitors through to senior level appointments. As a key member in the team you will work with a loyal client base, taking over established relationships including local & national law firms.

Attitude is key and for a sharp recruiter with experience in the legal sector or an ambitious lawyer looking for a change in direction, we can offer an opportunity to grow with us. If you are a team player and have the desire and drive to progress this is an excellent opportunity.

If you are interested in internal opportunities at BCL Legal and feel you have what it takes to join the team, send a covering letter telling us why

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