Insightful research from recruiter Origin Legal examining the 111 partners made up this year in the top 20 London law firms. The research reveals that 80% of the partners had between nine and 13 years' post-qualification experience. Partnership is still a highly prized accolade.
Research: partnership track now averages ten years It now takes an average of ten years to make partner, new research has found. Recruiter Origin Legal looked at the 111 partners made up in the London top 20 in 2016, and found that 80 per cent of them had between nine and 13 years’ experience post-qualification. Lawyers who qualified in 2006 were made up in the greatest numbers.