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Trainee Training Contract Application Tips

25th August 2022

With our vacation scheme applications opening on 1 September, a number of our trainees have provided their top tips to […]

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6 lessons to secure a training contract

3rd August 2022

Transcript Hi, everyone. I’m Jaysen. I’m the founder of The Corporate Law Academy, which is otherwise known as TCLA. In […]

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5 tips for success for aspiring black solicitors – Whiteboard Wednesday

13th July 2022

TRANSCIPT Hi. Welcome to “Whiteboard Wednesday.” I’m Sam Ogunlaja, partner in the PDF group at Shearman & Sterling. And I’m […]

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6 things to know about Pro Bono

6th July 2022

TRANSCRIPT Hello. Welcome to “Whiteboard Wednesday.” And today, I’m going to tell you six things that you need to know […]

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10 tips for university students

27th April 2022

If you are a current university student, interested in getting a training contract, there are a number of opportunities you […]

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Our plans for the SQE

2nd February 2022

In this edition of Whiteboard Wednesday, we explain our plans for the introduction of the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE). We […]

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Legal Technology at Shearman & Sterling

27th January 2022

Introduction Technology fundamentally aimed at the legal environment, or “legal technology” as it is usually referred, is commonplace in 2022 […]

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5 minutes with Matthew Adesina

24th January 2022

What university did you attend? The University of Cambridge. What subject are you studying? I am currently studying the LPC […]

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Top 10 Blogs of 2021

19th December 2021

Throughout 2021 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 Zara Khanche, Future Trainee

8th December 2021

What University did you attend? University College London (UCL) What subject are you studying? I am currently completing the LPC […]

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5 minutes with Cerys Jenkins, Future Trainee

26th November 2021

What University did you attend? Durham University What subject are you studying? I am currently studying the LPC at the […]

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5 minutes with Soraya George, Future Trainee

19th November 2021

What University did you attend? University of Cambridge What subject are you studying? I am currently studying the GDL at […]

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BLAQUE in the City: Panel Discussion

12th November 2021

In recognition of Black History Month, a panel of our lawyers from BLAQUE, who are at various stages in their career, […]

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5 minutes with Jude D’Alesio, Future Trainee

11th November 2021

What university did you attend? The University of Bristol. What subject are you studying? I am currently in my final […]

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49 Tips Candidates Need to Know Before Starting as a Trainee Solicitor

27th October 2021

Five current Shearman & Sterling trainees offer their insights on all things training contract related. The below guidance, agreed between […]

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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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