Companies are still recruiting during COVID-19 — here are 5 legal recruiters who want to hear from you

Written by: Rachael Gordon
Published on: 30 Sep 2020

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There’s a lot of uncertainty around work right now —especially if you’re a jobseeker still trying to make progress in your search, or if you’ve been made redundant.

Despite the heavy impact on recruitment, the UK market is already showing green shoots of recovery, with data from LinkedIn showing the legal market experience the strongest rebound in hiring. Companies are still recruiting during this coronavirus crisis—and they need to fill essential roles more than ever. 

From commercial property to employment law, there are thousands of roles available right now. Browse through these companies and their open positions—now’s the time to apply.

JMC Legal Recruitment – 342 jobs at time of writing

JMC Legal Recruitment are a national legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. They have a range of roles across specialism and career stages.

They currently have 342 live jobs, including corporate partner, and commercial IP solicitor. See all JMC Legal live jobs >

Austen Lloyd Legal Recruitment – 186 jobs at time of writing

Austen Lloyd is a bespoke legal recruitment business specialising in the placement of lawyers at all levels from newly qualified to partnership, in private practice and in-house. They deal with a wide spectrum of clients, from major national firms to many smaller high street law firms.

At the moment, they have 186 live jobs, from private client solicitor to family solicitors and much more. See all their live jobs >

Bewley Legal Recruitment – 123 jobs at time of writing

Bewley Recruitment are based in Bristol but have live jobs across the UK. Their jobs range from Legal Executive to Newly Qualified Solicitor, Assistant Solicitor, Associate Solicitor, Head of Department, and Partner.

They currently have 123 live jobs, including commercial property lawyer and residential property lawyer. See all their live jobs >  

ENL Legal Recruitment – 307 jobs at time of writing

ENL Legal Recruitment were established in Birmingham in 1999 but have jobs across the UK. Whether you are an NQ Solicitor or an experienced Partner, seeking a permanent position or a locum role, the eNL Legal team are on hand to guide you through the process of finding the jobs most suited to you throughout the UK.

They currently have 307 live jobs, including residential free earner and projects / construction solicitor. See all their live jobs >

Hay’s Legal – 122 jobs at time of writing

Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, they offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

They currently have 122 live jobs, including Professional Risks Senior Associate, and family lawyers. See all their live jobs >

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