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Trainee Solicitor Programme


Job Length:Contract



Job Type:Full Time

Email Address:HR.Ireland@fieldfisher.com


Practice Area:Corporate Practice

Web Address:https://www.fieldfisher.ie/

Fieldfisher (formerly McDowell Purcell) is one of Ireland’s leading law firms currently ranked in the top 20 law firms in Ireland. Effective from 1 May 2019, McDowell Purcell merged with Fieldfisher who are a successful global firm, with a very significant Pan European presence, employing over 1,500 people, working across 25 offices throughout Europe, China and an office in Silicon Valley. Their practical approach and expertise has attracted many private companies, public bodies, multinational corporations, regulatory authorities and owner-managed businesses to become and remain Fieldfisher clients.

The firm has specialist expertise across a number of areas including:

  • Insolvency and restructuring;
  • Dispute resolution;
  • Commercial property;
  • Public and regulatory law;
  • Banking and finance;
  • Corporate/commercial;
  • Employment;
  • Planning and environment;
  • Renewable energy;
  • Data protection.

They are delighted to confirm that they are currently recruiting for trainees for their 2020 Trainee Solicitor programme. This will involve the successful trainees joining their progressive and forward thinking firm in September 2019 with a view to starting PPCI in September 2020.

Their trainee programme will provide all the training and support you need to reach your career goals and unlock a future that’s packed with new experiences. From day one you will have regular access to their partners, as well as an opportunity to work on client assignments across a broad range of industry sectors which will allow you to develop as a technically skilled legal professional with a well-rounded business understanding. Their rotation process will allow you to gain in-depth experience in a number of interesting practice areas along with the ability to develop meaningful relationships across the business.

Their Paralegal programme allows prospective trainees an opportunity to gain an insight into the life of a trainee at Fieldfisher prior to commencing a training programme and provides them with fundamental skills which can assist them with becoming a successful trainee.

Candidate Criteria:

  • Candidates require a third level qualification and have obtained a minimum of 3 FE1 examinations.

Competitive salary and compensation package offered including:

  • Medical benefits through the provider webdoctor;
  • 3 days paid leave to cover Christmas closure each year;
  • 5 days paid paternity leave;
  • 5 days paid wedding leave;
  • Paid maternity leave contributions;
  • Fully paid fitness classes onsite;
  • Travel Tax Incentive Scheme;
  • Bike to Work Initiative;
  • Group Life Assurance Scheme;
  • Income Protection Insurance;
  • Flu vaccination;
  • Wellness programme;
  • Sports and social club;
  • Fruit onsite;
  • Early finish on public holiday weekends.

To apply for this role please submit your cover letter and CV documenting your education, exam results and experience to HR.Ireland@fieldfisher.com.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role confidentially please contact Karen Dempsey, Human Resource Manager on 01 8280600.

Closing date for applications is 14 June 2019.

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