Student insights

A guide to legal practice areas

At Shearman & Sterling, being a full service law firm means that we are able to offer a full range of legal services to our clients. Our expertise ranges from transactional work to advisory, from contentious to non-contentious.

This section of our website is dedicated to explaining more about each practice area. The information provided will help you understand the different type of work each practice area specialises in and may give you an insight into which type of law you would like to practise in the future.

By selecting the practice areas below, you will be able to view a series of webinars and one-page snapshots of each area which will provide you with key information including the type of work involved, main clients, key concepts and the role trainees play within each group.