Fun Facts

2018

"Our firm has tier-one practice in many niche areas. One of my favourites is art law."
First year trainee, London
"Our office is in the old BP headquarters and there is a mosaic on the ground floor that is apparently the inspiration for the BP logo."
First year trainee, London
"Stephenson Harwood played a key role in securing the release of American hostages during the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis. At the time the firm acted for a leading Iranian bank and so the firm's lawyers became de facto mediators between Iran and America. A key factor delaying release of the hostages was the unfreezing of Iranian assets. Stephenson Harwood engineered the means by which this could be done, receiving praise from the then US Secretary of State."
Second year trainee, London
"The post code ends in SH (the firm's initials), which makes it easy to remember."
First year trainee, London
"The CEO is a woman."
First year trainee, London/Dubai
"The on-site café has recently been revamped."
First year trainee, London

2015

"We were involved in the Iranian-US hostage crisis in 1979."
First year trainee, London
"The firm has an enthusiastic mixed tag-rugby team!"
Second year trainee, London
"There is a biannual dinner put on by the firm solely for trainees and the most recent NQs. This is always a great evening."
First year trainee, London

2014

"We have amazing breakfast wraps in the café."
Second year trainee, London
"The firm's roots go back to 1828."
Second year trainee, London
"Sharon White, the firm's CEO, also trained here."
First year trainee, London
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