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Thursday May 15 2014

BCL Legal Reports 44% Rise in Q1 Year on Year Candidate Placements




BCL Legal Reports 44% Rise in Q1 Year on Year Candidate Placements

BCL Legal - one of the leading legal recruitment consultancies in the UK – has announced its highest ever number of candidate placements in one quarter since it started trading 11 years ago. The firm placed 230 candidates across its network of offices in Manchester, London, Leeds, Birmingham, Liverpool, Reading and Bristol in the first three months of 2014 compared to 160 during the same period in 2013. This equates to a total rise of 44% year on year.

The results cover permanent, fixed term contract and temporary roles handled by its dedicated private practice and in-house departments. On the private practice side, demand is being driven by the property, personal injury, conveyancing, commercial & corporate sectors; whilst the in-house division witnessed growth in manufacturing, defence, energy, technology, retail, FMCG, leisure and financial services.

These results follow an exciting 12 months for the business which saw it open its first office in London last March. Growth in the capital has been strong and the team there has doubled in size. Several new members of staff have also been recruited across all of its regional divisions. The firm’s total headcount now stands at 48.

James Batt (pictured), director of BCL Legal, said: ‘We’re delighted with these results and I believe they reflect our commitment to delivering a first class service that is tailored to our clients and candidates. We spend a lot of time understanding the market, analysing what’s driving it and identifying where demand is coming from. We’ve also invested heavily in our team development programme, IT systems and general business infrastructure - all of which allows us to be as proactive and productive as possible.

James added: We now have a very strong platform that will allow us to really focus on growing our headcount, presence and overall market share in the UK.”



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