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The 3 questions your business case for partnership needs to answer if you are to be successful

If you are going to make partner (or even director in some firms) you will need a persuasive business case. After all not many partnerships are prepared to give up a slice of their profits to someone who is just a ‘good pair of hands’ or a trusted member of the team. The problem is …

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Make partner in a UK law firm – 9 tips for busy senior associates

In the last few years, I have been working with a number of senior associates looking to make partner in UK law firms. These tips on how to make partner in a UK law firm come directly through helping them to make partner.  Of course, the advice will be very similar wherever you are in …

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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 …

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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 …

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6 articles to help you through the partnership admissions process

The partnership admissions process bring about a mixture of emotions. Even if you are successful, the excitement can be slowly worn down by the reality that is ahead of you.  To help you get through the partnership admissions process without tearing your hair out, I have compiled a list of all the blog posts that …

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Create a cast-iron business case for partnership – your definitive guide

Creating a persuasive and cast-iron business case for partnership in your law firm, consulting firm, Big 4, Accounting Firm or Magic Circle firm is probably the hardest part of making it through Partnership Track into the partnership. In fact, the biggest question I am asked by senior managers, directors and senior associates is how to …

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A simple but powerful process to follow to make your business case, crisp, clear and impactful

I’ve been chatting via email with a lawyer who is unexpectedly being put up for partner in the next few weeks. In an ideal world your business case will be written over a series of months after consulting with the great and good of the partnership. However, life doesn’t always work out like that! This …

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4 tested tips that 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 to make your Business Case really stand out. This is especially important when you are forced into using a very restrictive format or document. Use …

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

Do you know the 4 things you should do before writing your business case? Don’t just sit down and start writing! In this post we are going to focus on what you need to do BEFORE you actually start writing your business case for partnership.Your business case needs to be built ideally 3 years out …

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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 …

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