Thursday, 16 March 2017

The Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Training Contract: Firm Snapshot

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The Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Training Contract: Firm Snapshot

For Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP’s full Lex 100 2016/17 profile, see here.

US firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom has grown exponentially since its conception in New York and now boasts 1,700 lawyers and 22 offices across the globe, including Beijing, Moscow, Hong Kong and Tokyo. The firm is an acknowledged expert in M&A, international arbitration and tax, and also possesses a strong reputation for litigation.

Trainees are drawn to the firm’s ‘unsurpassed reputation’ as ‘the leading global M&A practice’ and enjoy the ‘level of responsibility’ in representing the ‘excellent US client base’. The firm also boasts a ‘thoroughly enjoyable vacation scheme'.

Trainee highlights include ‘closing a deal all on my own three months into my training contract’ and 'seeing an extensive piece of work that I had worked on from the very beginning finally come together'.

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom won in several Lex 100 categories in 2015/16 including quality of work and salary satisfaction.

Clients include BNP Paribas; Capgemini, The Coca-Cola Company; Crédit Agricole and Mitsui Sumitomo.

If the firm were a fictional character it would be………. Severus Snape (Harry Potter) – very powerful, has a reputation for being aloof but is actually quite nice.

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