Future success demands a vibrant feedback culture.​

We work with leading professional services firms to help partners and employees grow and succeed.


Our flexible and agile solutions will support your performance vision.
Partner Performance
Employee Performance
After Action Review


Our consulting expertise and sector experience will help your firm build the foundations for sustainable high performance.


Our insights and research cut through the hype about performance management to identify practices and strategies that work.

social impact

The more feedback your firm generates the more we donate. Our CSR program links better feedback cultures with social impact. 

Amid sector disruption, only firms with vibrant feedback cultures will be able to respond to change and capture opportunities for growth.

Our agile software, thoughtfully applied, helps professional firms to:

Build a culture of accountability for behaviours and results

Clarify and align strategic and client objectives

Develop, engage and retain talented partners and employees

Stimulate productivity, innovation and collaboration

"It has been an entire journey (that is still ongoing!) with Performance Leader. We started from a blank canvas, meeting to articulate our culture, the position of the firm's people/talent agenda and progressed to the consultation work to design the firm's competency framework. This led to the seamless development of a software project bringing all of that to life, and recognising at every turn the importance of the firm’s culture. Performance Leader went to great lengths to wrap up the many complex elements of a variety of views and preferences in relation to performance review, and were excellent in collaborating with a wide range of people from all areas of the firm to ensure that the end result was engaging and fit for purpose."

Moira Slape
HR Director & Carly Hubbard, Head of HR Travers Smith

"We recently engaged Performance Leader to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of our review process. The software was simple to set up, incorporating our financial data and competency structure, and highly intuitive for our employees and partners to use. As CEO I have personally saved around 30% of time engaged in the formal review process, and our practice manager - who previously spent weeks organising the paper based process - estimated a massive 70% time saving. We have also had positive feedback from partners and employees that they were better prepared for the career and development conversations."

Mike Bennett
CEO Moore Stephens WA

"Performance Leader partnered with us to design and embed a new competency and behaviours framework for our lawyers across all grades, trainee to partner. It was clear that Performance Leader had deep expertise in this area and was able to offer strategic advice on the competencies and behaviours required in legal services, which were future-proofed and took into account the relevant disruption that is taking place in the industry currently. We partnered with Performance Leader from initial project set-up, consultation with our lawyers and stakeholders, design of the framework and plans to embed the framework into all people processes. I would highly recommend Performance Leader and look forward to working with them again."

Senior HR Leader
international law firm


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