Performance and Compensation


In this Ten-Minute Talk, CM Murray Partners Corinne Staves and Zulon Begum speak with legal recruitment expert Stephen Rodney, founder of IntoGreat Coaching, about how to ensure the effective integration of lateral partner hires in law firms.

Key discussion points from this Ten-Minute Talk:

  • How effective are lateral hires within law firms

In this podcast recording, Partner Zulon Begum and leading international law firm management consultant, Moray McLaren discuss new research by the IBA’s Law Firm Management Committee (LFMC) which explores recent trends in partner profit sharing, remuneration and reward. The research has been published by Harvard Law School and is available here.

Key discussion

In this Ten-Minute Talk, Managing Partner Clare Murray and Partner Zulon Begum discuss LLP agreements, with a particular focus on partner remuneration.

Key takeaways from this Ten-Minute Talk:

  • The importance of ensuring the firm’s partner remuneration system, metrics and procedures are clearly documented within the LLP Agreement and any associated policies and allow for a

Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) are most often considered relevant in relation to employees. But how do they apply in the context of firms?

In the next of CM Murray LLP’s Ten-Minute Talk series, Partner and General Counsel Beth Hale and Partner Corinne Staves discuss NDAs, with a particular focus on the key issues arising in

There are many ways of dealing with the dual challenges of under rewarded high flyers and over rewarded under performers. Making sure that reward and performance systems are right is critical to the growth strategy of a firm.

In the first webinar of the Professional Practices Alliance Growth Strategy Webinar series, Chair Zulon Begum,

Results from one of the polls during this week’s webinar, ‘Partner Performance Management and Remuneration Systems: Under-Rewarded High-Flyers & Over-Rewarded Under-Performers’, with the majority of attendees stating that their partner profit allocation system deals with ‘high-flyers’ “well enough”, and 29% agreeing their system deals with them “very well”.

If you missed the webinar, the recording

We are delighted to invite you to the Professional Practices Alliance (PPA) discussion, ‘Partner Performance Management and Remuneration Systems – Under-Rewarded High-Flyers and Over-Rewarded Under-Performers’ on Wednesday, 20 April 2022. Join our chair, Zulon Begum (CM Murray LLP), and expert panel, Beth Hale (CM Murray LLP), David Shufflebotham (Pep Up Consulting) and Corinne Staves (Maurice

Do partner reviews, reward discussions and decisions fill you with dread?

In the third and final of my short posts designed to help leadership teams improve process and outcomes, I provide some tips on how to approach evaluating “broader” partner contributions. Those “hard to measure” contributions that fall outside short-term client service commitments and don’t

Law firm leaders and advisers please read Alys Carlton‘s recent LinkedIn post. It is spot on.

Delivering effective performance in “big jobs” within a fulfilled life needs focus and determination.

Determination to actually to do less of something, to allow others to grow, and for you to find the head-space, time and energy