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Why was my training contract application rejected?

7th March 2017

This is a key question many people find themselves asking during the recruitment process – “Why was my training contract application rejected?“. The team has spent the last few weeks diligently screening your training contract and vacation scheme applications. We’ve been seriously impressed by the astonishing academic ability, wide-ranging work placements and amazing extra-curricular pursuits […]

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5 Minutes with Lavinia Harrington, Future Trainee

14th February 2017

What University did you attend? Downing College, Cambridge What subject are you studying? I studied Theology When do you join as a trainee? I’ll join in August 2018 How did you hear about Shearman & Sterling? I was aware of the firm from having spoken to friends and found out more about it using websites […]

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5 Minutes with Future Trainee, Lauren Richardson

2nd February 2017

What University did you attend? The University of Nottingham What subject are you studying? I am currently completing the GDL at the University of Law, having previously studied History and Politics for my undergraduate degree. When do you join as a trainee? I will join as a trainee in August 2018. How did you hear […]

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5 minutes with future trainee, Raphaël Tulkens

25th January 2017

What University did you attend? I attended the New College of the Humanities (NCH) and I am now at University College, Oxford. What subject are you studying? Having studied Philosophy and Art History at NCH, I am now reading for the BA in Jurisprudence with Senior Status at Oxford. This means that I get to […]

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