lateral route to partnership

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 …

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3 clever tips to help you build a cast-iron business case for partnership when you are working in industry

I am regularly contacted by people in industry, who are looking to make a career change and go for partner, for advice on how to demonstrate a business case. They may have been in practice at some point in their career, but what they lack is the evidence for their business case that they can …

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How to overcome the challenge of selling yourself when going from industry into practice

Going from industry into practice as a junior partner, director, senior associate or partner-designate can be a good way of making partner. As with all the routes to making partner, this one has its challenges and its benefits. The biggest challenge with this route is the fact that you may not have had to sell …

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3 key questions to answer in order to build up a business case when you are currently in industry

In this post we look at how to build a business case for partnership when you are in industry and looking to return to practice as a partner. I’ve been writing this blog now for 2.5 years, and for the last 18+ months I have been asking everyone who signs up to our career kitbag …

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