Recruitment law experts for the sector's legal and commercial issues

Blake Morgan’s expert recruitment law solicitors are acknowledged by the legal industry as being some of the best in their field, providing expert recruitment law advice on regulation, tax, restructuring, resourcing and employment matters to organisations supplying or relying on permanent, self-employed or temporary staff and agency workers.

Blake Morgan’s nationwide recruitment law service advises on all legal considerations facing recruitment businesses. Our recruitment sector lawyers are part of Blake Morgan’s Employment, Pensions, Benefits and Immigration group with over 40 legal experts.

Main Areas Of Practice

Employment and discrimination claims

Our specialist recruitment lawyers can advise on how to avoid claims being made against your business arising out of recruitment matters.

Terms and conditions

Our recruitment law experts work with you to understand your business and protect your commercial position.

Income tax and social security

We advise on IR35, new public and private sector off-payroll working regimes, and CIS.

Immigration law

We provide specialist immigration advice and related legal duties to recruitment businesses.

Recruitment supply chains

Our expert team advises on disputes and debt recovery within the recruitment supply chain.

Contractual agreements

We have a wealth of experience in drafting specialist employment contracts for recruitment companies covering commission arrangements.

Liability and insurance issues

Our recruitment law experts advise on current best practice risk apportionment between supplier and end user.

Digital recruitment

Our experts provide advice on all aspects of online recruitment including websites, cookies and compliance with terms and conditions.

Restrictive covenants

We help to fully protect your business in the event of a potential breach of restrictive covenants, confidentiality or database theft. We recognise the time-critical nature of such situations and will guide and support you through any appropriate action you choose to take.

Our Clients

We have a wide range of clients, ranging from small and medium-sized enterprises to large multinationals.

We are an affiliate member of the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo), regularly hosting/speaking at events and providing information for members.


Providing complex TUPE and commercial advice on a major Recruitment Process Outsourcing project for a large multinational hirer.

Working with a prominent trade association to prepare contractual documentation compliant with the Agency Workers Regulations 2010; and, for another national organisation, providing day-to-day advice on the application of the Agency Workers Regulations 2010.

Taking a variety of successful actions against errant employees and ex-employees who have breached duties of confidentiality and restrictions for various recruitment companies, and successfully defending a claim for non-payment of commission to a recruitment consultant.

Awards And Accolades

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Case Studies

In Williams v The Trustees of Swansea University Pension & Assurance Scheme and Swansea University the Supreme Court has provided useful confirmation on the meaning of "unfavourable treatment" under section 15 of...

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This article was originally published on 17 December 2018 and updated on 5 February 2019 It's being hailed by the Government as the "largest upgrade in workers' rights in over...

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal’s recent decision in Kocur v Angard Staffing Solutions Ltd means that an agency worker’s statutory rights to certain equal terms cannot be bought out by paying...

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