While we work on search mandates instigated by our law firm clients, we are also often proactively approached by Partners of law firms wishing either to move to another firm, or to hear a market update in their practice field or simply to discuss their career management. We have extensive experience in proactively working on behalf of partner level candidates to explore the market for them by approaching a list of carefully selected and agreed firms in a highly confidential and discreet manner. We use our extensive network of relationships within the legal sector to obtain meetings for partners where they can explore the possibilities of a match with a number of firms that they have expressed an interest in.
We fully appreciate that candidates have a wide variety of personal and professional motives for wanting to change. Cornhill Bond engages closely with candidates to understand what is important to them in identifying and securing a partnership role at the right firm for them. Our service includes guiding candidates through the recruitment process from assessing opportunities and advising on CV drafting right through to assisting candidates with drafting business plans and negotiating the offer and supporting the acceptance and resignation processes as well as the on-boarding process with their new firm.
Our services for candidates include:

  • Providing an overview of the market
  • Ensuring regular market updates
  • Career advice
  • Identifying suitable firms
  • Making introductions to selected firms
  • Facilitating the meeting and interview process
  • Helping with CV drafting and Business Plans and other documentation
  • Assisting with strategy and timing