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  • What we do:
    Legal recruitment business
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    • Lancaster Buildings, 77 Deansgate, Manchester, Lancashire, M44 6RL
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About BCL Legal

Established in 2003, BCL Legal are one of the most successful legal recruitment consultancies in the UK.

Chief Executive Officer’s James Batt, Vicky Clark and Mark Levine opened the first BCL Legal office in Manchester 15 years ago. Since then, the company has grown to 66 employees in four national locations, including Birmingham and London.

In 2016, BCL reached a milestone by hitting £10 million in annual turnover, proving that the volume of business continues to grow.

BCL are passionate about doing the best job possible for clients and candidates. If they can help, they tell clients exactly what they are going to do and deliver it. If they cannot help, they will tell them.

Throughout the business, there is an unmistakable desire to achieve the company’s vision and values. Both are detailed on their office walls and are articulated to employees in every meeting to ensure everyone is working towards the same goal.

What is it like to work for BCL Legal

Over 50% of all staff benefit from non-standard work arrangements to improve their work/life balance. For those working in the office, there are Nutribullets to facilitate health-conscious diets, Nespresso machines, acupuncture and homoeopathy sessions, and much more.
My Team
My Team
Their annual incentive trip sees the whole business, from CEO to apprentice, travel to a luxury destination for three days. The most recent trip saw 52 employees from all corners of the UK come together in Palma, Mallorca.
My Company
My Company
The senior management team says that, throughout the business, there is an unmistakable desire to achieve the company vision in all employees. Each day, there are many inspiring examples of people working together to achieve results and make it a great place to work.

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  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays

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Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:


  • UK sites:


  • Average Age:


  • Male : Female:

    33% / 67%

  • Staff:


  • Earning £35,000+:


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