Partners form an integral part of any legal business, making the recruitment of a solicitor in this position a significant decision for the hiring firm.
Will the new partner be able to deliver what’s expected of them? Will their way of working fit with the working culture of the firm? Will their arrival add value or cause tensions that distract? Will they have found their home?
At Interlink, we work closely with our clients to help find the right calibre of partner. Our unrivalled market knowledge will help you focus on the perfect candidate to match your firm’s required skill set, experience and ambitions. For candidates looking to find their new role, you will find more information on our Partner Moves page.
If your law firm is looking to hire a partner, contact Louis Rosenthal, the Managing Director of Interlink on 0161 839 4388 for an initial confidential conversation about your expectations. Alternatively, contact Louis via the contact form, it will be sent directly and confidentially to him alone.
We pride ourselves on our long-standing relationships and connections with law firms and legal professionals across the country. The clients we help with partner hires trust that we understand their business goals and the complicated process of moving a partner and/or team into a new firm.
Below is the support we provide our clients:
If you’re looking to build a new team within your law firm, we can help you form an effective strategy and introduce you to the right connections. We have ample experience working on large-scale, high-level recruitment projects where discretion and pin-precision talent spotting is key.
While you can use your own contacts and relationships within the market to find your own partners, using a recruiter that specialises in partner hires can make a huge difference to your search.
Some of the benefits of using a recruiter to assist in your hiring process include:
If you are considering taking on a partner from another law firm, there is a good chance their contract with their existing employer contains a restrictive covenant, potentially with clauses relating to:
All of these clauses can make partner hires very challenging. However, our team can help you by:
Yes. While full partner team moves are relatively rare, we have many years of experience in assisting full team moves, ensuring successful and long-standing colleagues can transition into a new firm together.
In London, Manchester and beyond, we are the legal recruitment agency of choice for many law firms because they know we can deliver.
There are many reasons why law firms at their highest level choose to work with the team of experts here at Interlink Recruitment:
Access to the best talent
We are well known for our skill, knowledge and connections at the highest end of the market, placing partners and other senior solicitors. We also have a whole team dedicated to business support, recruiting for the full spectrum of legal positions.
We understand, after doing some due diligence, that the right option might not be immediately available, which is why we handle all partner moves with complete confidence throughout the process.
We truly listen to our clients. We want to find out your motivations, ambitions and preferences so we can match you with the most suitable partner that will drive success for your firm. You tell us what you’re looking for, and we’ll find the best people to achieve it.
We work with unrivalled drive and ambition, and the utmost sincerity. Nothing is more important to us than finding the right partner for your law firm, and you can be sure that we approach everything we do with positivity and professionalism.
Contact us today for professional advice and assistance on finding your next partner.