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The magic circle's succession problem

Apr 12, 2018 - The Lawyer
Board and Executive Moves

The day of the corporate big beast is over. What can the magic circle do to nurture its next crop of superstars?

All magic circle firms will tell you they have succession planning sorted. They have the biggest corporate teams in London, after all. But difficulties arise at the most senior end of each group, particularly in the context of lateral recruitment and interest from US firms. If someone leaves or has no interest in management, what is a firm to do?

The magic circle has no s...