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Belong and excel with us 

We're at the start of an exciting journey as a new industry-leading global law firm, and this offers great opportunities for our people. Whether you're helping clients solve complex challenges, transforming the ways we manage our business, or ensuring the smooth-running of our operations, this is an environment where you can belong and excel - whether you’re starting out, or taking the next step in your career.  

Together, we achieve unparalleled outcomes for our clients and for each other. 

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Belong and excel at A&O Shearman – Paris

The Paris office has over 150 lawyers, including 43 partners, specializing in French, English and American law in key areas of business law, including: mergers & acquisitions, banking and finance, international capital markets, litigation, international arbitration, intellectual property, restructuring, tax, public and environmental law, employment law, competition and European law, real estate, innovation and digital.

To support our lawyers as effectively as possible, the Paris office is supported by our Human Resources, Marketing and Finance teams, as well as our entire administrative staff. Our teams are recognized and valued and play an active role in the success of our office.

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Key facts & figures

Global reach

Nearly 4,000 lawyers combined, including 800 partners, across 48 offices and 29 countries globally.

Culture, work & values

Parallel histories of outstanding work, culture and values.


A&O Shearman's combined revenues.

Third largest integrated law firm

We are the world's third largest integrated law firm by gross revenue.

$1bn in U.S. revenue

Generated by 200 partners and 650 lawyers.


The most band 1 global Chambers practices.

Working at A&O Shearman - Paris

Quality and reputation

Culture and values

Growth and development

Diversity, equity and inclusion

Flexible and hybrid working


Social impact


Quality and reputation

We regularly work on complex cross-border transactions, groundbreaking new legal solutions and products, and help leading client organizations resolve their most difficult disputes. Our fluency in English, US, and global law enables us to provide unmatched insight and seamless delivery to clients. Our teams receive regular accolades for the outcomes we deliver, and our client list reflects our status as the third-largest global law firm.

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