Shearman & Sterling LLP

8.8 /10
Opportunities Offered:
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Sectors:
Legal/Law

About Shearman & Sterling LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP is a global law firm based out of New York, USA. It was founded in 1973 and is part of the ‘white shoe’ group of law firms.

There are approximately 850 lawyers employed within the partnership spread over 20 offices across the world, speaking over 60 languages and come from 80 different countries.

Shearman & Sterling advise many of the world’s leading corporations, financial institutions, governments & government organisations and practice US, English, EU, French, German, Italian, Hong Kong, OHADA & Saudi law, as well as Dubai International Financial Centre law and Abu Dhabi Global Market law.

Revenue is around $820 million per year.

Recent clients include Kraft & their acquisition of Cadbury for $19.4 billion.

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Shearman & Sterling LLP Latest Reviews

  • Vacation scheme participant

    I felt that we got a real insight to what being a trainee at the firm is like....

    9.8/10

    About You

    9.5

    The Organisation

    9.8

    Everything Else

    10.0

  • Vacation Scheme Student

    I thoroughly enjoyed the vacation scheme. Not only did I gain invaluable insight into the firm, but I also made great friends with the other students, all of whom I am still in touch with today. I dev...

    8.3/10

    About You

    8.2

    The Organisation

    8.3

    Everything Else

    8.2

  • Vacation Scheme

    I really enjoyed my two week winter vacation scheme. I thought there was a good mix of social events alongside genuine legal work experience. I found everyone at the firm (from trainee level to partne...

    9.3/10

    About You

    8.8

    The Organisation

    9.3

    Everything Else

    9.8

Awards and Commendations

[2017] RateMyPlacement Top 100 [2016] RateMyPlacement Top 100