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A Secondment to Singapore – what to expect

23rd May 2019

One of the (many) important reasons I chose to train at Shearman is the range of international opportunities on offer. Not only do most of the deals we work on have a cross-border element, but trainees are encouraged to spend a six-month seat abroad in one of the firm’s many global offices. Having just finished […]

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Should You Take the New York Bar Exam? – Whiteboard Wednesday

22nd May 2019

Transcipt – Should you Take the New York Bar Exam? Hi, my name is James Webber. I am the Shearman & Sterling graduate recruitment partner, and welcome to this week’s Whiteboard Wednesday, where we’re going to talk about whether you should take the New York Bar. So, we are increasingly asked whether we encourage people […]

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What do you do in the first two weeks of your Training Contract?

11th February 2019

By Josie Good My first two weeks at Shearman have been really exciting. In the first week, all the trainees undergo an induction programme which is a great introduction to the firm. As a new trainee there is definitely a lot to take in, but Shearman structure a very clever programme to ensure you are […]

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