Final batch of places now available for Legal Cheek student event on Wednesday evening next week
Four solicitors from Shearman & Sterling will give the lowdown on US law firms in London in a free commercial awareness masterclass next week (evening of Wednesday 13 November).
The quartet will discuss the dynamics of the elite UK legal market, answering students’ questions on themes including US firm mindset and culture, their strategy for building market share and their approach to technology.
• Olivia Merrett, associate, financial institutions advisory and financial regulatory
• James Webber, partner, antitrust
• Jonathan Swil, counsel, litigation
• Michèle Smith, associate, finance group
The speakers will also share their reflections on the UK and wider global economy, taking questions on the upcoming elections in the UK and US, Brexit and US-China trade wars.
The session will close with a careers advice section, where the lawyers will look back on their routes to Shearman & Sterling and advise students hoping to follow a similar path. Afterwwards there are drinks, nibbles and networking with the speakers, Shearman & Sterling trainees and members of the firm’s graduate recruitment team.
The final batch of places has been released today. Apply to attend.