Dechert is a global specialist law firm with approximately 1000 lawyers across 26 offices. Dechert have some of the world’s leading lawyers advising on both domestic and cross-border matters. The firm is frequently retained to work on the most challenging transactions and disputes, and prides itself on its ability to deliver premium legal services and sound business judgment to its clients.
Dechert lawyers bring to their assignments a focus on quality, responsiveness and value for money. They are driven by one key principle: exceptional client service. Dechert runs a four-week paid summer internship programme in Dublin each year for up to four people. The programme is designed to give you an idea of what it’s like to be a trainee solicitor at Dechert.
You will be allocated a trainee buddy as well as a supervisor (an associate or partner), and will receive work from people at all levels. You will be given real work to do by their lawyers; depending on each fee earner, this can include research, drafting and attending meetings. Social events, such as evening activities and dinners, are an important part of Dechert's internship programme as they enable you to build relationships with Dechert trainees, associates and partners. The internship will take place in summer 2020.
The programme is open to applicants who have completed at least two years of their degree by summer 2020, postgraduates or applicants who have successfully obtained a third-level degree qualification.
If you wish to apply for this role please click here. Applications are now open and will close on 17 February 2020.