SJC Legal

SJC Legal is an established recruitment business, specialising on Legal recruitment services in both the domestic and international market.

Together with SJC Partners, we focus on providing a professional recruitment service to both our clients and candidates in the following key industries; legal, accountancy & corporate finance sectors.

Our head office is based in Manchester, with other offices in Birmingham, Nottingham & London. SJC is an IGNATA business.

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We are specialists

Whether you are a Paralegal, Associate, Counsel or Partner, every career path is different and requires a specialist and bespoke approach. We provide one.

Our partnership approach

‘Working in partnership’ is one of our core values at SJC Legal. An essential function of our role is to network and develop trusted relationships with talented career focused legal professionals. We offer expert legal recruitment advice, sound industry knowledge and genuine access to opportunities that can lead to a challenging, progressive and successful career. We don’t simply try to fill the jobs our clients give us; we tailor our approach and work proactively on your behalf, in partnership with you, to obtain that ‘right result’.

Our clients

With our extensive background and experience working within the legal recruitment industry, we have gained a large network of trusted clients and business partners, which include; International, Magic, Silver Circle and White Shoe Law Firms, Leading Regional and Local Firms, Banks and Institutions, Large Corporate Businesses and Investment & Holding Companies.


Fundamentally, our quality of service comes before commission. We pride ourselves on our market knowledge and aspire to be regarded as your trusted career advisers.

As trusted advisers we won’t:

For a discussion in confidence about a specific vacancy or equally a discussion about the market in general then please get in touch with one of our specialist legal recruitment consultants.


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We are passionate about delivering the right results for our clients and are proud of our approach to legal recruitment. We’re not different…we’re distinctive.

Working in partnership

This is one of our core values here at SJC Legal. Our ‘partnership’ approach means that our recruitment service extends far beyond simply shortlisting candidates for you.

To us, ‘working in partnership’ means we also work with our clients on their ‘employee retention’ too.  This is becoming increasingly valuable particularly in an increasingly diverse legal market.

We are specialists

Here is an overview of the variety of legal professionals we recruit for our clients:

As specialist legal recruiters, we recognise just how diverse the legal market is and how difficult a particular vacancy can be to fill. We also appreciate how different each hiring requirement can be for our clients.

Legal Practice Specialisation

We offer to our clients both Contingency-based and Retained search & selection solutions on the following legal practice areas:

Whether it’s permanent, contract or temporary, we tailor our recruitment approach to suit you.

If you are looking to register a vacancy please get in touch and we will be happy to assist.

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Send us your CV to see how we can help you. Your CV will be received in confidence.

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