We are BCLP — with more than 1,275 lawyers across 30 offices in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North America, we are a global law firm that is built on the foundations of thinking differently.

Curious and unbound by tradition, we’re shaking up the legal space with our ground-breaking thought leadership, market-leading solutions and collaborative culture. We’re a distinctly modern law firm that was built to evolve beyond more archaic structures. And as a fully integrated international team, we provide clients with clear, connected legal advice across time zones.

The world is changing, and we need bold and inquisitive minds to help us build the future of our firm. We’re at the leading edge of legal technology and innovation, pushing ahead and forging a bold new path in law. If you’re ready to challenge the status quo, you’ll have the freedom to explore new ideas and the space to grow while drawing inspiration from a diverse range of people, perspectives and interactions.

Plus, you'll be doing interesting, varied and impactful work as part of a supportive, globally connected team from day one.

Join BCLP, a firm to be proud of, a place to belong.



We are an award-winning law firm. The industry recognition we have received serves to underline the quality of the ​environment in which you will learn and flourish. If you join our team, you’ll be supported and encouraged to do brilliant work that others will take notice of.

Some of the awards and accolades that we have received include:

Leader in law firm innovation

  • Winner of the AI Innovation Award for the second year running in May 2019. This year for the firm's development of Clear/Cut, our early case assessment tool when reviewing disputes.
  • Top 5 ‘game changer’ of the past 10 years (FT Innovative Lawyers 2015)
  • Finalist: Legal Innovator of the Year (Legal Business Awards 2015)
  • Finalist: Best Leadership of Innovation (MPF Awards for Management Excellence 2015)
  • Ranked 5th: Most Innovative Law Firm in Europe (FT Innovative Lawyers Awards, 2014)
  • Commended: Innovation of the Year (Modern Law Awards, 2014)
  • 'Standout’: Most Innovative Law Firm in Value Resourcing (FT Innovative Lawyers Awards, 2014)
  • Commended: Most Innovative Law Firm in Corporate Strategy (FT Innovative Lawyers Awards, 2014)
  • Commended: Most Innovative Law Firm in Dispute Resolution (FT Innovative Lawyers Awards 2014)
  • Commended: Most Innovative Law Firm in Corporate & Commercial (FT Innovative Lawyers Awards 2014)
  • Finalist: Law Firm Innovation Award (British Legal Awards 2014)
  • Ranked in the top ten most innovative law firms in Europe (FT Innovative Lawyers Awards 2013)
  • Shortlisted: Innovation in International Expansion – Goltsblat BLP (Financial Times Innovative Lawyer Awards 2011)
  • Winner: InnovAction Award (College of Law Practice Management, 2011)
  • Winner: In-House Award for Innovation – Lawyers On Demand (British Legal Awards, 2011)

Our investment in talent

  • 2nd most inclusive place to work in Stonewall's work place equality index (2019). BCLP have ranked in the top 10 for the last consecutive three years. 
  • Winner of Best International Secondments The Lex 100 (2018)
  • Best graduate legal employer for four consecutive years (Legal Week, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Top graduate employer (The Guardian UK 300, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Best level of support - Training Contract (All About Law Awards 2015)
  • Best for job satisfaction - Training Contract (All About Law Awards 2015)
  • Best Training Contract - International or City Firm (All About Law Awards 2015)
  • Overall Best Training Contract (All About Law Awards 2015)
  • Ranked a top 200 employer in the UK (Guardian UK Top 300 Employers 2014)
  • Best of job satisfaction (All About Law Vacation Scheme Awards 2013)
  • Best of career progression (All About Law Vacation Scheme Awards 2013)
  • Best legal employer (Legal Week employee satisfaction survey 2011)
  • Highest ranked for Associate job satisfaction (Legal Week associate survey 2010)
  • Highest overall grading (Top Legal Employers 2008, 2009, 2010)

Quality of legal practice

  • Deal of the Year (International Tax Review's European Tax Awards 2016)
  • Deal of the Year (Commercial Real Estate Moscow Awards 2016)
  • Competition Team of the Year (The Lawyer Awards 2015)
  • Competition & Antitrust Law Firm of the Year – Goltsblat BLP (Corporate LiveWire Legal Awards 2015)
  • Top-100 best competition law firms from around the world – Goltsblat BLP (Global Competition Review 100, 2014-2015)
  • Top-100 best firms from around the world to handle sophisticated government-led & internal investigations – Goltsblat BLP (Global Investigation Review 100, 2015)
  • Litigation of the Year (Global Competition Review Awards 2015)
  • Competition and Regulatory Team of the Year (British Legal Awards 2015)
  • Best Planning Project of the Year and Overall Silver Jubilee Cup Winner  (RTPI Planning Excellence Awards 2015)
  • Infrastructure Planning Award and prestigious Editor’s Award (Planning Awards 2015)
  • European Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year (IJGlobal Awards 2015)
  • Shortlisted Russia Tax Firm of the Year – Goltsblat BLP (The European Tax Awards 2013-2015)
  • Best international law firm for Russian private equity (6th Russian Private Equity Congress 2014)
  • M&A Law Firm of the Year for Russia – Goltsblat BLP (Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2014)
  • Best international law firm for Russian private equity – Goltsblat BLP (6th Russian Private Equity Congress 2014)
  • Real Estate firm of the year (Legal 500 UK Awards 2013)
  • European project bond deal of the year (Project Finance Magazine 2013)
  • Real Estate Deal of the year - Industry Impact (Estates Gazette Awards 2013)
  • Best legal advisor (UK Stock Market Awards 2012)
  • Private client team of the year (Legal Business Awards 2012)
  • Mining law firm of the year (Singapore Lawyer Monthly Awards 2012)



We deliver legal solutions to a wide range of major companies, financial institutions, prominent public sector bodies and private clients. As part of our team, you will be exposed to how they work, the problems they face and the opportunities they have to grow. As their adviser, they will rely on your guidance, skill and thought leadership to help them achieve their commercial objectives. We work with a high caliber of clients including, Deliveroo, Nike, EBay, Tesco, Land Securities, Allianz, Goldman Sachs, AIG, The Financial Times, EDF, and BT, just to name a few. 

The level of client contact is high for our trainees. Working in partner-led teams, you’ll be exposed to a client base that includes over 50 Global Fortune 500 & FTSE 100 companies, and over half of the world's top 20 banks. In the last year, examples of the industry sectors advised included:

  • Over 400 real estate and infrastructure companies
  • Over 400 financial institutions
  • Over 100 energy and natural resources companies
  • Over 100 companies in telecommunications, media and technology industries

If you want variety and the chance to see key players up close, you’ll achieve your aims.

Virtual Experience Programme

As a leader in the legal industry, our ability to provide our clients with the highest level of service is wholly dependent on our ability to attract and develop people who will carry on the firm’s tradition of excellence. We have developed these virtual experience programmes, so that you are set up for success when applying to BCLP or elsewhere.



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