Linklaters managing partner contest: the runners and riders

As the shortlist for Linklaters managing partner is confirmed, partners offer thoughts on the candidates

The six candidates on the shortlist for the Linklaters managing partner role have been confirmed, with the partnership understood to be in the process of being consulted to ascertain the level of support for each.

With the candidates due to present a manifesto to the board in mid-September, Legal Week has canvassed opinion within the firm and externally to gauge their perceived strengths and weaknesses.

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