Careers at BCL

BCL are an outstanding team with a reputation for excellence, dedicated to providing the best service to our clients and securing the best possible outcomes for them.

Our strength derives from the quality and depth of expertise of our people. Careers with us offer exceptional opportunities to work on stimulating, complex, high profile cases in the areas of domestic and international corporate crime, financial crime, regulatory enforcement and serious and general crime.

If you believe you could help us maintain and build upon this reputation (even if we do not currently have any vacancies matching your particular skills and experience) please send your application in the form of a CV and cover letter directly to Isabel Shirt, Head of HR, at

All applications will be responded to and treated in the strictest confidence in accordance with BCL’s data protection privacy notice (employment and workforce). Details will be retained securely by HR for a period of 12 months; in the event that a suitable opportunity arises during that time, you may be contacted for an interview. You are advised that you may withdraw your consent to the retention of your application at any time by contacting Isabel.

What is it like to work at BCL?

Current Vacancies:

Corporate Crime & Regulation Paralegal
(Full Time/Rolling 12-month Contract)

We are currently seeking to recruit a paralegal to join our Corporate Crime & Regulation team. The team specialises in crisis management, internal investigations and corporate and director liability, advising corporate clients, and their boards and directors, in relation to business-critical issues in the context of regulatory investigations, corporate crime, financial crime, AML/ABC compliance, Coroner’s inquests and public inquiries. The work includes matters relating to corporate manslaughter, health and safety, fire safety, food safety and hygiene, environmental protection, and trading standards, as well as serious fraud, money laundering, bribery and corruption, insider dealing and market abuse, cyber-crime and data protection.

The role provides a rare opportunity to gain experience in a specialist team of dedicated lawyers at the forefront of this practice area.

The successful candidate will have:

  • an excellent academic background, including a law degree or equivalent;
  • a well-rounded understanding of criminal investigations and prosecutions by the police, the HSE, the EA, the SFO and /or the FCA; and
  • an interest in some or all of the practice areas outlined above.

Please apply by email to enclosing a copy of your CV with a cover email explaining why you should be the successful applicant.

Recruitment agencies

Please note that BCL has a preferred supplier list (PSL) of recruitment agencies therefore we accept agency applications via our PSL only. Any applications submitted by other agencies will not be reviewed; candidates are of course welcome to contact us directly as detailed above.


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