Careers in Law with A&L Goodbody
Who we are
A&L Goodbody is internationally recognised as one of Ireland’s leading law firms, performing challenging and innovative work for both Irish and global clients. We have offices in Dublin, Belfast, London, New York, San Francisco and Palo Alto and our trainee solicitors have the opportunity to work in some of these offices during their training programme. We act for some of the world’s most successful and well-known organisations. Organisations who turn to us time and time again because of the quality of advice and quality of service we provide. We practice in a diverse number of areas and with diverse clients, industry sectors, cultures and nationalities. We can do this because our lawyers come from a variety of backgrounds and nationalities and have a broad range of personalities and qualifications. However, they all have one thing in common, they are the best at what they do, work hard to meet the challenges that come their way, and are proud to be part of A&L Goodbody and what we represent.
What are our graduate opportunities?
We offer four graduate programmes, all of which give you the opportunity to experience life in a corporate law firm.
Our LawStart, Student Placement and Summer Intern Programmes help us to identify candidates for our Trainee Solicitor Programme and give undergraduates a realistic job preview before applying for a position on our Trainee Programme.
The firm takes a long term view on our Trainee Solicitor Programme. We see our trainee solicitors as key members and the future leaders of the firm. Many of our current partners joined the firm as trainee solicitors. We recruit graduates for our Trainee Solicitor Programme and train and develop them to be the brightest and best lawyers – ready to meet the challenges they face and thrive in any environment. If you want to be part of a dynamic, innovative, market leading team where you can bring ideas, contribute to our culture and be a valued part of the firm, then A&L Goodbody is the place for you.
For information on all our programmes please click here
How do we select our Trainee Solicitors?
To apply you need to submit an online application form and complete an online assessment via our website at https://www.algoodbody.com/careers/trainees-interns .
For our Trainee Solicitor Programme all applicants must be either penultimate or final year undergraduates, postgraduates or have successfully obtained a third level degree qualification. Although a primary degree is a pre-requisite, we don’t just look for people who are academically high achievers or limit applicants to those who have studied law. We accept degrees from all disciplines.