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Shearman & Sterling LLP

  • Firm Type
    International
    Places Available
    15 TC / 30 VS
    Partners At Firm
    39
    Lawyers At Firm
    140

    Shearman & Sterling is one of the global elite of law firms. You’ll be working on headline-making deals for some of the world’s leading organisations. In the UK we recruit a select few individuals who have an appetite for responsibility, thrive in a team and have the desire to perform at the highest level of corporate law.

    In London, we represent major UK and international companies and financial institutions. Our lawyers are acknowledged as market leaders in antitrust, asset management, banking and leveraged finance, capital markets, executive compensation and employee benefits, financial services, intellectual property, international arbitration and litigation, mergers and acquisitions, project development and finance, property, structured finance, and tax.

    Upcoming Open Days: 30 November 2016 and 11 January 2017.

    Training Contract Deadline: 1 January 2017 - 26 May 2017 to begin August 2019

    Vacation Scheme Deadlines:
    Winter: 5-16 December 2016
    Deadline: 1 September – 4 November 2016

    Spring: 27 March – 7 April 2017
    Deadline: 1 September 2016 – 20 January 2017

    Summer 1: 19 – 30 June 2017
    Deadline: 1 September 2016 – 20 January 2017

    Summer 2: 10-21 July 2017
    Deadline: 1 September 2016 – 20 January 2017

    Notable Clients

    Bridgepoint, Citi, Cadbury, Jaguar Land Rover, Morgan Stanley, Nokia, Total, GE, Unilever, Barclays

    Notable Deals

    • New England Sports Ventures Acquisition of Liverpool Football Club
    • Advising Cadbury on Acquisition by Kraft
    • Largest ever arbitration award: $50 Billion for Yukos Shareholders
    • Sadara Chemical Company – the world’s largest chemical complex ever build in a single phase.
    • Acquisition of Virgin Media by Liberty Global
    • Acquisition of Channel 5 by Viacom
    • Financing for the expansion of the Panama Canal

    Contact Details

    Broadgate Quarter, 9 Appold Street, London, EC2A 2AP


    020 7655 5000
    graduates@shearman.com
    Firm Website

    Practice Areas

    Antitrust, Asset Management, Capital Markets, Executive Compensation, Finance, Financial Institutions Advisory, International Arbitration, Litigation, M&A (Including Private Equity), Project Development & Finance, Real Estate, Tax.

    Locations

    Asia, England - Greater London, Mainland Europe, Middle East, Rest of The World, U.S. and Canada

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  • Additional Schemes Offered by Shearman & Sterling LLP

    Campus Ambassador

    Shearman & Sterling are excited to be hiring Campus Ambassadors at 10 universities: Exeter, Durham, King's College London, LSE, Nottingham, Newcastle, Queen Mary, UCL, Warwick and York. Ambassadors will be fully trained, paid and receive a week's worth of work experience - helping them on their way to becoming city solicitors.

    If you're an aspiring lawyer who will be on campus for winter term 2014 send your CV and cover letter to graduates@shearman.com with the subject line 'Campus Ambassadors' by Friday 6 June. Check with your Law Society to learn more.

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