Partners in the dock
Focusing on a partner's financial contributions to a firm is a crude tool for appraising performance. Benchmarking their year's work by talking to clients offers the chance of a more rounded assessment, argues Kevin Wheeler
In today’s highly competitive legal market, it has never been more important to have the best partners working for your firm. Such partners are crucial to developing strong relationships with clients, ensuring the delivery of high-quality advice to these clients, upholding the highest ethical and professional standards, motivating and managing your teams of lawyers and overseeing the efficient management of the firm. But how do you assess who your best partners are, before rewarding them appropriately for their contribution?
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