SNR Denton UK LLP
- “Really high-quality work”
- “Friendly people who are always happy to help”
- Seat allocation process
- Unpredictable late nights
ABOUT THIS COMPANY:
30 September 2010 merger update
Effective 30 September 2010, UK-based Denton Wilde Sapte LLP merged with US-based Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP to become SNR Denton. The combined firm boasts offices in 48 locations in 32 countries across four continents.
Ed. note: The profile below refers to the pre-merger Denton Wilde Sapte.
Denton Wilde Sapte’s reach extends from the City of London to the Persian Gulf, and focuses on four core sectors: energy, transport and infrastructure; financial institutions; real estate and retail; and technology, media and telecoms. Although the firm faced some difficulties in its early years, it managed to post growth in both turnover and profits in 2008. The firm’s alliances in Africa look set to yield greater dividends as the firm pursues closer ties with the region, while it continues to expand its presence in the Middle East and the CIS.Become a Gold Member or Log in to read the entire Scoop
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Denton Wilde Sapte LLP HIGHLIGHTS
Recognised globally for outstanding work
Denton Wilde Sapte's record of achievement has made it the recipient of several industry awards and honours. In 2007, Global Trade Review magazine named DWS their Law Firm of the Year for the third consecutive year. The firm also took home the Heart of the City award at the City of London's Dragon Awards 2007, as well as Best Upcoming IP Team (Media and Copyright) Dicideurs Trophies du Droit 2007. Trade and Forfaiting Review magazine named DWS Best Trade Finance Law Firm 2007 for the second year in a row; DWS was also named Best Law Firm for Commodity, Trade and Structured Commodity Finance Deals at the Trade Finance magazine Awards for Excellence 2007. At the 2006 IFLR Middle East Awards, DWS nabbed honors as Debt Capital Markets Deal of the Year and Debt Capital Markets Team of the Year. The firm was also voted Best Islamic Legal Adviser at the Euromoney Islamic Finance Awards, as well as Top Legal Adviser by Infrastructure Journal.
Q&A WITH Denton Wilde Sapte LLP
How does DWS approach graduate recruitment?
Deciding which law firm to apply to can be a daunting experience and it can be difficult to differentiate between each firm. The careers portion of our web site is designed to answer as many of your questions as possible, as well as to give details of our recruiting events and seminars. You'll find insights into life as a trainee and beyond at Denton Wilde Sapte, as well as detailed information about applying for training contracts and vacation schemes.
The firm has two trainee intakes: in March and September. Applications are now open for training contracts starting in March and September 2010; the firm will take on 10 trainees in March and another 25 in September. We are also accepting applications for summer vacation schemes and open days in 2008.