McKinlay Law is committed to ensuring the privacy of all our candidates, clients and users of our website. This privacy policy outlines how we treat the personal details supplied to us via the website.

We gather personal information in order to contact you with information about open job vacancies. The data collected will be used only for the purpose of matching your skills and experience against current or future job opportunities. If you no longer want to hear about roles, please let us know by contacting

McKinlay Law adheres to the principles and guidelines of the Data Protection Act 1998. For the purposes of the Act the data controller is McKinlay Recruitment Services Ltd. (company no. 034944294) of 15 Irving Street, London, WC2H 7AU registered as a data controller under the Act under registration number ZA016458.

All the personal information you submit is stored on a secure electronic database which can only be viewed and accessed by our employees. An individual’s personal data will be used in accordance with the legal rights of that individual.  Appropriate security measures will be taken to ensure that there is no misuse or loss of personal data including a combination of firewalls and password protection.

McKinlay Law will keep your personal data no longer than necessary. We will appropriately dispose of your personal data when it is no longer required, or if you ask to be removed from our systems, so that it is protected from unauthorised use or disclosure.

Information we collect
Whether you send through your CV directly or whether you apply for one of our specific positions, we collect and store your information which is then processed fairly and lawfully. We may collect the following: name and job title, all contact information and current and previous employers. If you want to obtain the information we currently hold about you, for the purposes of checking the information is current, accurate and up to date, you can get in touch with your consultant or contact us using the details at the bottom of the privacy policy.

How we use this information
The information that we collect is used to help us find you suitable employment by matching your details against job vacancies which McKinlay Law feels may be appropriate for you in order to assess your suitability for them. We would only disclose your personal information to a third party with your approval. The only third parties we would disclose your details to are potential employers. We will never distribute, sell, share or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are permitted to do so by law


A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website containing information about the user, which is stored in a user’s web browser. When the user visits the same website in the future, the data stored in the cookie is used to notify the website of the user’s previous activity. Usage of a cookie will in no way identify you or reveal personal information while on our site. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie will terminate. Unless you have indicated your objection when disclosing your details to McKinlay Law, we will issue cookies to your computer when you log on to the website. They also allow us to monitor website traffic and to personalise the content of the website for you.

Cookie categories
We use the categorisation set out by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in their UK Cookie Guide, produced in April 2012.

The guide identifies three categories of cookies that we use:

* Category 1 – Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, certain services may not be provided.
Our site uses this type of cookie.

* Category 2 – Performance cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website e.g. which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works. By using our website and online services, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

* Category 3 – Functionality cookies
These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced, more personal features. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymous and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. By using our website and online services, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

Removing and disabling cookies
If you do not wish to accept cookies on to your machine you can disable them by adjusting the settings on your browser. Rejecting all cookies means that the functionality of the websites you visit will be affected, certain features cannot then be provided to you and accordingly you may not be able to take full advantage of all of the website’s features and you may be prevented from using the site’s services. Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
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How to contact us
Address: 15 Irving Street, London, WC2H 7AU

Tel: 020 7930 6060

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