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Getting onto the partnership track (what they didn’t tell you at law school!)

Law school may train you to research, write, analyse and think like a lawyer, but it doesn’t prepare you in any way for making partner at a firm. What it takes to become partner is learnt on the job working in a corporate law firm for many years. For this reason, this blog outlines exactly …

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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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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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 do in your career. In the few months before your appointment to partner becomes permanent you have some essential activities to see to. In this article, I examine your top 6 priorities. There …

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