Introduction from our senior partner
Our position in the league tables
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Our reputation is not built on results alone: we offer our clients an exceptional legal service
Mayor of London's Business Energy Challenge - Silver Award
MOFCOM's recent penalty decisions: A new approach towards enforcement?
We provide cross-jurisdictional legal advice that genuinely reflects what 'global' means for our clients
Our international approach
Where we work
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Our work is high profile and often innovative
We are advising BBA Aviation on its proposed US$2.065 billion acquisition of Landmark Aviation
Slaughter and May hosted its fourth annual Practical and Legal Exchange African Symposium (PLEASe) in Accra, Ghana
If you have an enquiring mind and are looking for a challenge, this is the firm for you
When and how to apply
Trainee secondment stories
"We look for creative minds, people who think imaginatively, who approach problems from different angles" Cathy Connolly and Robert Byk, Recruitment partners
Our multi-specialist approach will make your work more interesting and your career more fulfilling
A secondment is an excellent opportunity to experience working somewhere completely different
Each trainee has a bespoke training programme that equips them with everything they need to become a successful City lawyer
Applications for our 2018 intake are now open.
Trainee Hector Sants talks about his part in Royal Mail's initial public offering, including the work, the hours and how it felt when the deal completed
We run work experience schemes throughout the year for law and non-law students.
Watch our Inside View videos to find out what it is really like to work here
Our trainees start on £41,000 and receive numerous benefits, from private medical insurance to heavily subsidised gym membership
We have plenty of volunteering opportunities for both current and future trainees
"They are all highly intelligent and highly thorough, and make it their business to understand your business so that the advice is tailored"
Chambers UK, 2014