The 3 main types of Partner in a Big 4, Magic Circle or Mid-Tier firm
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The 3 main types of Partner in a Big 4, Magic Circle or Mid-Tier firm

When you play to your strengths you become much more successful. Typically there are three different types of partner. When you know your key strengths you can work towards becoming the right type of partner for your talents and strengths. In this blog post Heather Townsend shares an exclusive extract from the 2nd edition of…

The 6 premises for every business case for partnership
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The 6 premises for every business case for partnership

You need to build your own business case for partnership. But, did you know that all business cases are typically built on one of six premises? When you know WHAT premise your business case is built upon, it becomes so much easier to write a stronger and more persuasive business case. Read on to help…

10 reasons to seriously consider changing firms if you want to make partner quickly at a Big 4, magic circle or large firm
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10 reasons to seriously consider changing firms if you want to make partner quickly at a Big 4, magic circle or large firm

While everyone’s route to partner in a Big 4, Magic Circle or Mid-Tier firm is different, there are four main routes to making partner. In this blog post I share an exclusive extract from the 2nd edition of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ (Click here for a free sample chapter) and…

Why you now need both sponsors AND an influential firm mentor to rapidly progress your career in a Big 4, Magic Circle or large firm
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Why you now need both sponsors AND an influential firm mentor to rapidly progress your career in a Big 4, Magic Circle or large firm

Accepted wisdom used to be that you only needed an influential firm mentor to rapidly progress your career in the Big 4, Magic Circle or Mid-Tier Firms. In this blog post I share an exclusive extract from the 2nd edition of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ (Click here for a free…

5 simple ways to stay in touch with your clients until they are ready to buy
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5 simple ways to stay in touch with your clients until they are ready to buy

You do the work and generate a warm hot lead. It was all going so well until the client stalled. In this blog post I share an exclusive extract from the 2nd edition of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ (Click here for a free sample chapter) and detail why your clients may…

How to stay focused on your career progression when you are too busy to think
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How to stay focused on your career progression when you are too busy to think

Long hours in a Big 4, city law firms and other large firms are often seen as the norm. In fact it can be easy to become so busy that it becomes impossible to stay focused on progressing your career. In this blog post I share an exclusive extract from the 2nd edition of ‘How…

How to keep yourself constructively busy and motivated when work is light
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How to keep yourself constructively busy and motivated when work is light

Long hours in a Big 4 and other large firms are often seen as the norm. But what happens if you find yourself on the bench and scratching around for something to do? In this blog post I share an exclusive extract from the 2nd edition of ‘How to make partner and still have a…

What is typically expected of me when I get to manager in a Big 4 or Mid-Tier firm?
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What is typically expected of me when I get to manager in a Big 4 or Mid-Tier firm?

It’s been hard work but you’ve finally made it to a manager or associate role in your firm. In this blog post I share an exclusive extract from the 2nd edition of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’(Click here for a free sample chapter)  to show what is typically expected from you…

What is typically expected of me when I qualify in a Big 4, Magic Circle or Mid-Tier Firm?
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What is typically expected of me when I qualify in a Big 4, Magic Circle or Mid-Tier Firm?

That moment has come when you are finally qualified. Your real career starts now. But do you know what is expected of you when you get promoted to a ‘qualified’ level role? In this blog post,I share an exclusive extract from the 2nd edition of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’  (Click here…

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