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How do people on partner track waste precious time and effort?

The fundamental difficulty involved in the transition to partner is how to still hit your numbers whilst carving out time to build your Business Case and Personal Case for partnership. In fact, for a few years you are going to have two jobs: The day job, and then the extra one to build your own …

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How to safely demonstrate in your appraisal that you are ready for partnership

Sometimes, the only opportunity you have to talk formally about your career ambitions is in your annual appraisal. This is a great opportunity to demonstrate your readiness for partner. However, many senior associates and directors blow this opportunity by not preparing properly for this very important conversation. In this article I will share with you …

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4 reasons why you should collaborate with your partnership competitors

Most firms set a limit on the number of new partners they admit to the partnership each year. As a result the ones who make it have the strongest personal and business cases for partnership. Consequently, most senior associates in law firms and directors in the Big 4, accountancy, and consultancy firms are in competition with …

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3 ways successful candidates balance their time to make it through the partnership track

In October 2014, I ran a webinar with Tara Fennessy on how to shortcut your way to partner. It was particularly aimed at people who are 0-3 years out from making partner in a mid-tier, Big 4 or large law firm. This is an extract from the webinar; Tara you’re on record for saying that …

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6 common reasons why you didn’t get made up to partner this time around

This week, many firms will announce who they are admitting to the partnership. If you are not one of the lucky few,  it is time to take stock of why not.  In this blog post, I explore the main reasons why people are often unsuccessful as they go through their firm’s partnership admissions process You’ve not …

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

Firstly, 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. Even if you almost expected it, I am guessing that you are probably feeling a bit raw now. In this article, I explore how to pick yourself up and …

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6 essential strategies to help you make partner in a new law firm

In the last few months I have had a few people ask me what they need to do to make partner at a different law firm to their present one. On the one hand law firms always will prefer to make up their own senior associates to a partner position. However, good talent at a …

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How to find out how to make partner, when there is no formal partnership admissions process

This blog post explores what you need to demonstrate to get put on Partnership Track and then put forward for partnership when your firm does not have a formal process for admitting new partners. Many firms, including some very large top 50 UK based Accountancy and Legal firms, do not have a formal or structured …

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5 essentials that need to go in your business case for partnership

You may know that you will be asked to submit a business case for partnership. However, the real question is what will you need to demonstrate, evidence or prove within what you submit? Wouldn’t it be nice if your firm provided a sample business case for partnership for you to see what they are looking …

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