Partner promotion season is nearly over. It’s been a record breaking year for a number of firms, with Addleshaw Goddard, Kennedys, and Herbert Smith Freehills among those promoting their largest ever cohorts.

For those fresh into partnership, several seasoned partners at top law firms including Linklaters, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan and Hogan Lovells share their advice, including: don’t behave like you’re in the Hunger Games, buy senior partners lots of coffees and think like a business owner…

Richard East, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan London head 

Richard East. Courtesy photo