Top employers in law

The most popular graduate recruiters in law

The top employers in law for 2012/13, as voted for by students and graduates, are:

1. A&L Goodbody

Corporate law firm with offices in Dublin and Belfast. Its specialist areas of expertise range from aircraft and asset finance to shipping and sports law.

2. Arthur Cox

One of Ireland’s largest law firms. An ‘all Ireland’ law firm with full-service offices in Dublin and Belfast. The firm also has offices in London and New York.

3. Matheson 

A leading Irish corporate law firm. Clients include some of the largest public, private and state-owned companies and institutions in Ireland.

4. William Fry

A leading Irish law firm which specialises in financial, commercial and corporate law. Clients include both Irish and international companies.

5. McCann FitzGerald

Large Irish corporate law firm with offices also in London and Brussels. Awarded IFLR’s Irish Law Firm of the Year (2009).

6. Mason Hayes & Curran

A full service business law firm providing strategic and commercial legal advice.

7. Maples & Calder

An international law firm advising on the laws of the Cayman Islands, Ireland and the British Virgin Islands. Specialists in offshore law.

8. Eversheds

Established in the UK in 1988. The International law firm employs just under 3,000 people in its 45 offices worldwide.

9= Byrne Wallace (formerly BCM Hanby Wallace)

One of the largest law firms in Ireland, with offices in Dublin and New York. Provides services to Irish and North American clients with business dealings across the Atlantic.

9= Holmes O'Malley Sexton Solicitors

Law firm in Limerick and Dublin, offering commercial and personal legal services.

The Ireland's 100 leading graduate employers survey is part of the European Student Barometer and is conducted by Europe's leading graduate research firm, trendence.