Shearman & Sterling LLP is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy

This policy sets out the basis on which we may process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, in connection with your visit to this site. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. Any updates to this policy will appear on this page which you should check from time to time.

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on this website. This may include information provided in relation to careers enquiries, requests for publications and various events that we may hold.
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • Details of your visits to our site and the resources that you access.


Shearman and Sterling (“us”, “we”, or “our”) uses cookies on Shearman and Sterling (the “Service”). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.

How Shearman and Sterling uses cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Service, to provide analytics, to store your preferences, to enable advertisements delivery, including behavioral advertising.

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:

– Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Where can you find more information about cookies

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:


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IP Addresses

In addition, our server records the IP address of each visitor to our site. This is a number, similar to a telephone number, which does not reveal the identity of the individual whose computer it is but is merely an identifier of the computer itself. This can be used solely to record the date, time and length of each visit from that computer. We may use this information to evaluate and improve our site.

Use of your personal data

We will only use the information gathered from you for the purposes stated on this website. This may include contacting you about other events, publications or services provided by us. We will not pass on such information to any third parties unless this is required by any applicable law or regulation, but we may on occasion share the information with other Shearman & Sterling offices.

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, stored at and processed by us in a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”), including countries whose laws concerning data privacy may not be comparable to those in your jurisdiction. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data are treated securely and in accordance with our normal procedures, this privacy policy and all applicable laws.

Your rights

You have the right to request a copy of all personal data which we hold in relation to you, and to have it corrected or removed from our files. All such requests, or any questions or comments regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to

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