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Who we are

A&O Shearman

Since the two legal powerhouses – Allen & Overy, and Shearman & Sterling – joined forces in May 2024, A&O Shearman has proven to be a force to be reckoned with, a new type of industry leader with truly global capabilities. And as our clients navigate an increasingly complex world, we continue to rise and meet that challenge.

With offices in a vast range of global locations, here, you’ll be able to work on the most complex, high-profile, interesting legal work for the world’s biggest businesses. We are the only firm with this strength and depth, giving you the perfect platform to learn, develop your skills and show what you’re capable of at the highest levels.

As your career develops with us, you’ll benefit from being part of our global community of world-class lawyers – with a shared culture that will support you to be your best and thrive wherever your career takes you.

This firm is built for the future of law, and for your future too. 

Belong. Excel.

We’re here to rewrite the rules of the legal industry – developing and delivering innovative solutions that push our clients and our industry forwards. We do that by putting every single person in the best possible position to look ahead and shape the future. This is your chance to find your start and change things for the better. Join a firm with exciting opportunities you wouldn’t find anywhere else.



Your future starts here

A&O Shearman is an unparalleled combination – a firm built for the future of law. We regularly work on complex cross-border transactions, ground-breaking new legal solutions, and our clients’ biggest challenges. Our fluency in English, US and Global law is unmatched, and our early careers programmes give you exposure to the highest calibre work, for the biggest clients, alongside the world’s leading lawyers. And you could be a part of it. 

Whatever opportunity you join us for, from events to Vacation Scheme, we will support you to learn as much as possible about who we are, give you access to the people and leaders you’ll work alongside, and develop the skills you need to excel with us.