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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 – United Kingdom

The majority of our 2500 people in the UK are based in our London office. Our lawyers in London advise the world's leading businesses, financial institutions, governments and private individuals and our highly valued business professionals work alongside leaders in their field to support the growth of the practice.

Our London office features fantastic in-house facilities to support our people to succeed, including our first-class on-site fitness centre. We offer excellent benefits to our employees, such as access to subsidised restaurants, an on-site doctor and generous private medical and pension schemes. Join us and you’ll enjoy a collaborative culture that will bring out the best in you.

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Key facts and figures

Global reach

Nearly 4,000 lawyers combined, including 800 partners, across 47 offices and 29 countries globally.

Culture, work and values

A shared history of outstanding work, culture and values.


A&O Shearman's annual revenue.

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 - United Kingdom

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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