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Trainee Scenarios – Quiz

8th October 2021

Being a trainee is more than just understanding the law. It is often about using your judgement in new situations. […]

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First Month at Shearman & Sterling – A First Seat Trainee’s Perspective

28th September 2021

Whilst applying to law firms, most vacation scheme candidates have listened to (or these days virtually met) law firms’ trainee […]

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6 things I learnt on the B.U.I.L.D. @ Shearman internship

16th August 2021

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a B.U.I.L.D. @ Shearman intern? Well, wonder no more. From asking the right […]

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Training Contract Applications [in 2021]: The Definitive Guide

4th January 2021

It’s 2021. Why not make this the year you secure a training contract. For followers of Shearman & Sterling, you […]

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6 Financial and business films to help your commercial awareness

26th November 2020

Everyone knows that applying to law firms can be a challenging, time-consuming process. For many students, it can often feel […]

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PODCAST: Inclusion, diversity and wellbeing at Shearman & Sterling.

22nd September 2020

In this podcast, Tali Shlomo and Sandra Bang (chief diversity, talent and strategy officer) discuss why inclusion, diversity and wellbeing […]

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Four Online Sources To Make A Good Training Contract Application Great

14th September 2020

Applying to law firms can be a competitive process. After all, there are thousands of promising candidates out there. Further, […]

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96 resources to help understand the Black Lives Matter movement

15th June 2020

Race and Ethnicity We are grateful that our BLAQUE (Black Lawyers Aligned in the Quest for Excellence) network along with […]

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99 Training Contract Interview Tips

17th March 2020

If you want a training contract you are going to have to do at least one interview. For many candidates, […]

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5 Minutes With… Alicia Loh, Trainee, Shearman & Sterling

14th January 2020

Q. Which seat of your training contract are you in and which department do you sit in? I’m in my […]

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5 minutes with…Gordon Houseman, Senior Associate

10th January 2020

Q. When did you join Shearman & Sterling? I first joined Shearman & Sterling in 2012. I spent half of […]

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Top 10 blogs of 2019

30th December 2019

Throughout 2019 we have published a number of blogs and videos. These have been created to help you with your […]

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5 minutes with…Jonathan Toffolo, Associate, Shearman & Sterling

4th December 2019

Q. What’s the first thing you do when you get into the office? This completely depends on the day. Some […]

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An Insight into Trainee Life with Holly Smith

27th November 2019

Q. Which seat of your training contract are you in and which department do you sit in? I am in […]

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A Student’s Guide to Bank Finance

12th November 2019

1. Overview of Finance Group London The Finance Group in London specialises in debt finance transactions. Debt finance is where […]

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5 minutes with Sam Ogunlaja

16th October 2019

Q. When did you join Shearman & Sterling? I joined the firm as a trainee in September 2011. Q. What […]

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A Student’s Guide to Antitrust (Competition) Law

30th August 2019

1. What is Antitrust? Antitrust is the set of rules and regulations that governments use to maintain and promote competition […]

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A Student’s Guide to Project Development & Finance

8th August 2019

I. OVERVIEW OF PROJECT DEVELOPMENT & FINANCE Project development & finance (PDF) involves the development and long-term financing of infrastructure […]

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5 Minutes with Future Trainee, James Elliot

5th August 2019

What University did you attend? I studied my undergraduate at the University of Oxford, then the GDL at BPP University. […]

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A Trainee Secondment to New York – what to expect

30th July 2019

When researching training contracts, Shearman & Sterling stood out for me due to the impressive selection of international secondments available […]

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