Law — 2021 UK Labour Market Review

In another tough year across the British economy, how did the labour market for the legal sector fare? In which sectors did in-house legal teams grow or contract, and where did law firms concentrate their recruitment efforts? Download our review of 2021 now to find out.

BCL Legal & Vacancysoft

Written in partnership with BCL Legal, this annual labour market review of the legal sector across England and Wales is mandatory reading for anyone wanting insights on hiring practices and to understand the developing recruitment trends in 2021. Key findings include:

  • Total legal vacancies in England and Wales nearly doubled in the last 12 months
  • London lost % share in private practice vacancies, the North West grew its proportion
  • New PP  legal jobs for TMT experts experienced fastest growth; LDR most subdued
  • In banking, in-house lawyer jobs in fintech stalled; in C&I, energy/utilities fastest growth 

To discover more insights and trends for the legal recruitment market, download the report now.


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