business case for partnership

How to be on your A-game during your partnership panel interview

Most firms will put all of their partner candidates through a gruelling series of interviews to assess whether they are mentally, personally and professionally committed to making partner. This makes them an absolutely essential part of the partnership admissions process. Even if you look good on paper, it is vital that you are on your …

How to be on your A-game during your partnership panel interview Read More »

5 common mistakes Big 4 candidates make at the Partner Panel Interview stage

Making partner at a Big 4 firm is a massive achievement, one that is very difficult to secure for two reasons: one, the gruelling Partner Panel Interview and two, the mistakes that partner candidates make before and during the interview. The bad news is that the interview is unavoidable. The good news, however, is that …

5 common mistakes Big 4 candidates make at the Partner Panel Interview stage Read More »

Your definitive guide to getting through the partnership admissions process

The partnership admissions process bring about a mixture of emotions, either you made partner or you didn’t, and if you did, the excitement can be slowly worn down by the reality that is ahead of you. Partnership Admissions Process Articles To help you get through the partnership admissions process without tearing your hair out, I …

Your definitive guide to getting through the partnership admissions process Read More »

How to make partner

4 tested tips which will make your Business Case really stand out (for the right reasons)

When it comes to submitting your Business Case for Partnership, you are often given a form or proforma to fill in. In this blog post we cover our best tips for how to make your Business Case really stand out when you are forced into using a very restrictive format or document. Use visuals and …

4 tested tips which will make your Business Case really stand out (for the right reasons) Read More »

big 4 business case

4 things to do BEFORE starting to write your business case for partnership which will give your business case more impact

We have previously considered what you need to put in your personal and business case for partnership, and why you should not get fixated on your technical ability in your personal business case. In today’s post we are going to focus on what you need to do BEFORE you actually start writing your business case …

4 things to do BEFORE starting to write your business case for partnership which will give your business case more impact Read More »

The 2 essential components that your business case for partner or director as a lateral hire needs

Over the last few months I’ve been reviewing lateral hire business cases for people who want to join a Big 4 firm or large firm as a lateral hire at director or partner. Any Big 4, or large international accounting or law firm will want to have a lateral hire business case before they hire …

The 2 essential components that your business case for partner or director as a lateral hire needs Read More »

Creating a business case for partnership in a Big 4 firm? Don’t fall into this trap

Given how hard it is to make partner in a Big 4 firm, you can be forgiven for making this mistake. Creating the perfect Big 4 business case for partner (or director) will take a significant amount of your time. However, this mistake scuppered one of our client’s admission to partnership last year. Read on …

Creating a business case for partnership in a Big 4 firm? Don’t fall into this trap Read More »

big 4 business case

3 reasons your very strong business case for partnership was rejected

Over the last few years a few of my clients have been rejected at the final hurdle for partner. Often through no direct fault of their own. In this blog post I examine 3 reasons why your very strong business case for partnership was not enough to make partner this time around. Firm politics This …

3 reasons your very strong business case for partnership was rejected Read More »

Changing the word impossible to possible.
Scroll to Top