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Why your firm?

2016

"It was small and select, but still had an intake big enough to be sociable."
Second year trainee, London
"Reading about the friendly culture of the firm was a big bonus, and seeing this first-hand in the interviews and assessment centre confirmed my choice to accept a training contract there."
First year trainee, London
"Small intake, high-end deals, international opportunities, salary."
First year trainee, London
"My experiences at open days, smaller intake, the pay, the type of work carried out (very high level, sophisticated, international work)."
Second year trainee, London
"The type of deals we do, the truly global presence and our reputation."
First year trainee, London

2015

"I applied here due to the quality of work on offer, the international opportunities, the smaller teams and how everyone seemed like a professional that I could look up to."
First year trainee, London
"I wanted to work here because of the smaller London office and the firm's speciality in cross-border transactions."
Second year trainee, London
"The main attraction was that it is an American firm but with a very distinct London office. I also did a vacation scheme here which I really enjoyed."
First year trainee, London
"Shearman has a smaller intake compared to Magic Circle firms, a reputation for giving trainees a good level of responsibility and training and is a strong international player."
Second year trainee, London
"The people and the range of work/opportunities, potential client relationships for a move to inhouse/other connections."
First year trainee, London

2014

"Small number of trainees means you get great work from day one."
Second year trainee, London
"Outstanding reputation, early responsibility, the supportive environment and good feedback."
First year trainee, London
"Small teams, high quality work, international scope."
Second year trainee, Abu Dhabi
"The small trainee intake and international work/opportunities initially attracted me to the firm, but it was really the culture that made it stand out, as I liked everyone I met and felt it was somewhere I would like to work."
Second year trainee, London
"The international aspect and consistent high quality and high profile of the work the firm engages in alongside the small trainee intake and early affording of responsibility."
First year trainee, London
"I chose my firm after the vacation scheme - the fact that you can do cutting edge deals and still have a laid-back and friendly work environment."
First year trainee, London
"The people and the atmosphere, and the high quality clients."
First year trainee, London
"Small intake and high level of international work for top clients."
First year trainee, London

2013

"Small intake of trainees, early responsibility."
1 yr PQE,
"Quality of work and I enjoyed the interview process and meeting the people here so much that I wanted to come back."
Second year trainee, London
"Few, high quality trainees and high partner contact. Collaborative atmosphere."
First year trainee, London
"I felt through the interview process that they were genuinely trying to get to know me, rather than just testing me with generic questions. Everyone I met seemed very friendly. I was also attracted to the smaller size of the firm, and the international opportunities."
First year trainee, London
"The collegiate feel and the quality of the work."
First year trainee, London
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