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What We Do

  • We present frequent seminars around Mental Health and Race awareness. Career Legal is an accredited level 1 disability confident organisation
  • Within Career Legal we have 9 D&I champions representing: Race, Disability, Neurodiversity, Social Mobility, Gender, Age, LGBTQ+ and Religion
  • All employees have undertaken unconscious bias training, including training on inclusive job advertising
  • A new Career Legal website is currently under construction to improve accessibility
  • Our offices are fully accessible to all candidates wishing to meet our consultants
  • As an employer Career Legal offer flexible and hybrid working for less mobile employees
  • Our recruiters have received online training during 2022 on how to write CV’s for people with physical and hidden disabilities through the Sports and Business charity
  • We ask candidates if they require any adjustments when organising interviews with clients
  • We regularly manage surveys and data analysis on D&I for candidate registration, CV’s sent, interviews attended and successful placements.
  • We actively encourage all our clients to look at a more diverse range of candidates for each recruitment project.
  • We partner with RARE recruitment – ‘Race Fairness Commitment’
  • We are currently initiating an internal mentoring scheme across the wider firm We partner with various firms on D&I and Mental Health awareness events
  • We’re involved in social mobility activities – we offer local schools and colleges support for CV writing and ‘interview tip workshops’ – our consultants volunteer for this throughout the business on a regular basis

How we work

We’ve been around for more than 25 years and we know our clients inside out. But we want to know you too. We’ll find out what makes you tick so that we have the best possible chance of matching you with the perfect role. That means taking the time to listen and understand your frustrations as well as your ambitions, giving tailored advice and supporting you along your chosen career path.

Our ethos

We pride ourselves on our honesty and integrity. Our teams don’t have targets or KPIs because we’d rather build relationships that last a lifetime. Nothing is more rewarding than empowering our candidates to reach their potential, watching graduates grow into partners and sharing in their success. 

Career Legal

  • Candidates placed so far


    We help people to go only higher on their career ladder

  • Recruitment experience

    300 years

    of recruitment experience across the company

  • We work with

    100+ law firms

    Verride the digital divide with additional clickthroughs from DevOps. Nanotechnology immersion.

London's specialist legal recruiter

Career Legal has supported the legal community in London and throughout the UK for nearly 30 years. Starting with a team of just three, the company has grown into an award-winning organisation of dedicated consultants covering every legal professional and business support role.

From the Magic Circle and the Big Four, to boutique and private practices, our in-depth knowledge of every specialism has made us the first port of call for all their recruitment needs. Our unique expertise has helped 27,000 people find new roles and filled over 400,000 temporary positions.

We’ve always believed that our teams shouldn’t have targets or KPIs because we’d rather build relationships that last a lifetime. Nothing is more rewarding than empowering our candidates to reach their potential. Whether we’re nurturing graduates to become partners or trainees to become executives, we love to share in their success.

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