Benefits and salaries

A world of benefits, a world of opportunity

Benefits & salaries

Join Shearman & Sterling and you’ll enjoy a flying start – literally. With the opportunity to work on a regular basis with colleagues from our offices around the world (including the Americas, continental Europe, the Middle East and Asia) it’s likely you’ll have the opportunity to travel and secure an overseas secondment too. You’ll also enjoy some outstanding benefits, including a highly competitive starting salary of £45,000, a generous 24 days' annual leave, private medical and dental insurance, subsidised gym membership, season ticket loan and more:

first year trainee salary

second year trainee salary

24 days
annual leave

  • Private medical insurance
  • Private dental insurance
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Season ticket loan
  • Life assurance
  • Long term disability insurance
  • Personal pension scheme with employee contributions up to 5% of salary
  • Travel insurance
  • Annual eye test
  • Access to cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Emergency childcare and adultcare
  • Employee assistant programme
  • International SOS travel plan