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Slaughter and May (Business Services)

Updated: February, 2020

About Slaughter and May (Business Services)

Slaughter and May is one of the most prestigious law firms in the world.

We advise on high-profile and often ground-breaking international transactions and disputes around the globe. Our excellent and varied client list ranges from governments to entrepreneurs, from retailers to entertainment companies and from conglomerates to Premier League football clubs.

The firm has a global reputation for being elite in what we do - providing clients with a professional service of the highest calibre, combining technical excellence with commercial awareness and a practical, constructive approach to legal issues.

Clients need us to ensure that the service we offer is cutting edge, both in terms of harnessing latest market developments, such as legal tech, as well as the quality of our advice. We are committed to a forward thinking, innovative approach which complements the best in class, business focused advice on which our reputation is built.

A world of difference

There are clear differences between us and other global law firms.

We have built a reputation for delivering innovative solutions to difficult problems and developing close relationships with clients. We work collaboratively, sharing expertise and knowledge, so that our lawyers can concentrate on what matters most – the quality of the work and client service.

Much of our work has an international element, last year we worked with over 250 law firms in more than 100 jurisdictions. We have offices in London, Brussels, Hong Kong and Beijing. In other jurisdictions we prefer to remain agile by leading unified, hand-picked from market-leading firms. All the firms we work with across the world have a reputation for excellence and independence that mirrors our own.

Start your career with us and you'll work with some of the most astute practitioners in professional services, who’ll challenge and stimulate you to be your best. You will work alongside some of the world’s best lawyers, helping them, to grow and develop their client relationships.

We offer the opportunity to be part of a team supporting the provision of world-class legal advice to some of the world's leading businesses. At Slaughter and May, everyone's contribution is valued and all enjoy an open, friendly and supportive culture. In addition, there are excellent benefits sand facilities and a variety of development opportunities to support you in your role.

By the end of the programme you will be a confident business professional, with strong technical, stakeholder management and interpersonal skills ready for a great career wherever that might take you. Joining us is a superb way to build your career in an environment which is truly supportive.


We offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • 30 days of annual leave
  • Interest free season ticket loan on joining
  • Money purchase pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Subsidised restaurant and coffee bar
  • Enhanced family leave pay and shared parental leave
  • Concierge service, offering a range of services and discounts
  • Variety of entertainment benefits at London theatres and galleries
  • Bike racks, lockers and shower rooms
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Payroll Giving for tax free donations to charity
  • Matched funding for individual fundraisers
  • Eight diversity networks
  • Prayer and contemplation space
  • Social and networking events, including an annual dinner dance
  • Subsidised health club membership
  • Onsite GP service
  • Private medical insurance

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