Edwards Gibson specialises in placing law firm partners across all disciplines and practices into the leading UK, US, and international law firms. We have extensive experience of partner representation, having placed scores of equity and fixed share partners, as well as assisting countless senior associates in their first lateral move into partnership. Click here for our recent placements. In the five years between 2014-2018, Edwards Gibson brokered a quarter of the large (five-partner-plus) team moves in the London market. Click here for our recent large team moves.
We approach partner recruitment scientifically; we track all commercial law firm moves in London (see our bi-monthly Partner Moves publication) – and, together with a host of financial and non-financial tools, objectively analyse the market on your behalf in order to find client and business synergies for your practice. We won’t just tell you about live opportunities, we’ll arm you with all the information you’ll need about the evolution of relevant firms and departments to enable you to make a truly informed choice on the very best firm for your practice to thrive.
We build deep trusting relationships with the partners we represent. We save you time by providing hands on assistance at each milestone of the process - in particular, we bring significant experience of business planning (see our article on writing an effective business plan), assist with drafting and provide secretarial help, as well as providing objective negotiation advice.
We are always available, regularly taking calls well into the evening, weekends and public holidays, and we like to think that the partners we represent are given the best service in the market - if you don’t believe us please allow us to put you in touch with them.
Click here to find out more about the lateral partner recruitment process
Click here for our recent partner placements
Click here for recent large team moves we have brokered
Click here for assistance on writing an effective business plan
Click here for our bi-monthly partner moves publication
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The benefits for both law firms and individual lawyers.
Restrictive Covenants and Moving on as a Partner
Familiarise yourself with your firm's restrictive covenants and consider their enforceability.
Competency Based Interviews - an overview
Although still not widely used, competency based interviews are becoming more popular.
Verbal reasoning tests
What are they and how can you prepare?