10 tips to ace your presentation to your partnership selection panel
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10 tips to ace your presentation to your partnership selection panel

Part of your firm’s partnership admission process in your journey to make partner will probably involve a presentation of your business case and personal case for partnership to a selection of partners. These partners are typically some of the most influential in the partnership. Nerve-wracking stuff! This blog post will give you ten tips to…

Your top six priorities when you are successful in the partnership admissions vote
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Your top six priorities when you are successful in the partnership admissions vote

Firstly, well done for making it to partner! You have probably made the biggest and toughest step up you are ever going to make in your career. In the few months before your appointment to partner becomes permanent, you have some essential activities to see to. Here is what to do after you make partner…

What happens after the partnership vote?
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What happens after the partnership vote?

The Partnership Vote signals the end of Partner Track, and regardless of where you ended up, you have work to do! In this article, we outline the steps you need to take whether you were successful in the vote or you won’t be making partner this time around. *This blog is an excerpt from chapter…

How to pick yourself up if you are unsuccessful in the partnership admissions vote
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How to pick yourself up if you are unsuccessful in the partnership admissions vote

“We regret to inform you that you were unsuccessful in the partnership admissions vote…” If you are reading this article because you have just been told you are not going to make partner this time around, I feel for you. Whether you expected it or not, it’s a blow to the ego and I’m guessing…

Partnership admissions process: what is involved?
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Partnership admissions process: what is involved?

The partnership admission process is shrouded in mystery. What is the process? What actually happens at an assessment centre? Is it the same in every firm? While this mystique helps to keep this esteemed partner image behind the curtain, the problem with mystery is that it often elicits fear. How can you prepare for something…

How to get noticed so you are put on partner track (4 things you must do)
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How to get noticed so you are put on partner track (4 things you must do)

As if making partner wasn’t hard enough, Covid swept through the globe causing that pool of partner candidates to become even smaller. Now, you don’t have to be smart to realise that it’s going to be even more difficult to get noticed and put on the track to partnership. You do, however, need to be…

7 biggest mistakes candidates make with the partnership admissions process
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7 biggest mistakes candidates make with the partnership admissions process

“Why haven’t I made partner yet?” “What made my colleague get partner over me?” “Why can’t I seem to make it through the partnership admissions process?” These three questions are ones that I hear time and time again from lawyers, accountants, and consultants who don’t make it through the partnership admissions process. While it’s true…

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