Sidley Austin LLP

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Rue du Pré-de-la-Bichette 1
1202 Geneva, Switzerland

Karen Bucknor
Office Manager
T +41 22 308 00 00


Chicago, USA

International presence
Australia, Belgium, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, UK, USA

Legal Services, Trade, Arbitration, Life Sciences

Number of employees
Switzerland: 45 | Worldwide: over 2'000 lawyers

Abour your organisation
Sidley Austin LLP is a premier global law firm with 20 offices across Europe, the United States, Asia and Australia. Our diversified practice encompasses the full spectrum of law including trade, regulatory, corporate, finance, transactional and litigation matters.
Our Geneva office is both a leader in shaping and enforcing international trade and investment rules in furtherance of the strategic interests of our clients, and home to one of Europe’s forefront international arbitration and cross-border dispute teams.

Internship opportunities
9- and 12-month paid internships.
The Trainee will gain invaluable experience working with lawyers and other professionals in the International Trade and/or International Arbitration practices.  More details can be found here. Applications should be submitted online via that link.

Required skills and competences
We would like to hear from lawyers and economists with experience or demonstrable interest in international trade, trade litigation, WTO law, arbitration and life sciences. Candidates will be focused, intelligent and enthusiastic with a strong personality, a sense of humour and a real interest in practising law in the commercial world.





Alumni success stories

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Regina Addo

University degree: Master in Development Studies
Job: Africa-Asia Agricultural Enterprise Pro Bono Programme Coordinator

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Selina Bruderer

University degree: Master in International Law
Job: Trainee Solicitor

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