INFOGRAPHIC: How to get ahead in your Legal career

The old adage Failing to plan, Is planning to fail, is as true today as it was when Benjamin Franklin coined the phrase as serving US President in the 1780s. Yet there are some legal practitioners who despite being ambitious, don’t actually have a career plan in place.

This is actually surprisingly common.

So before you start firing off your CV for the next role that appears to be a natural steppingstone towards advancing your career, take a moment to consider where you are now and where you would like to be. Only then can you decide whether a move elsewhere is the right one to make.

Here are our top five rules to set you up for success: