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How to build a strong and positive relationship with your Sponsoring Partner

Your Sponsoring Partner is the person who recommends you for partnership, he or she is a crucial member of your support team. If this relationship has broken down or is weak, your partnership ambitions may be effectively blocked at your firm. This is the most important person you need in your corner. Don’t have your …

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The 5 essential parts to your Partnership Track Plan

  Your Partnership Track Plan is what will keep you literally ‘on track’ to achieve your goal of being voted into the partnership. Given the multiple demands on your time when you are on partnership track, particularly if you are on Partnership Track in a law firm, it can be so easy to lose focus …

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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 …

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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 …

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What is more important; your personal or business case for partnership?

The partner track process will assess both your personal case and business case for partnership. The Big 4 and large law firms will typically assessed formally both your personal and business case. However, the smaller or mid-tier firms may only formally assess your business case. The personal case will be assessed informally.  The thing is …

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