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Trainee Solicitor Programme - Belfast

We are currently recruiting for our Trainee Solicitor Programme. Please click here to submit your application.

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Who We Are



across our 6 international offices in Dublin, Belfast, London, New York, San Francisco and Palo Alto.



lead our business through a combination of their corporate law expertise and their specialist focus on the key legal disciplines and business sectors.


Trainees hired each year

allowing you to continue to train alongside Ireland's leading lawyers. Our retention rate is one of the highest among the top corporate law firms in Ireland.


Specialist Legal Areas

gives you the opportunity to discover which areas of law interest and engage you most. The emphasis and operation of these practice groups continually evolve and develop in anticipation of external market needs.


Times Voted 'Best Graduate Recruiter in Law'

by GradIreland because we give our Trainees and Interns the best possible training and opportunities that they require to become successful lawyers.


A&L Goodbody is internationally recognised as Ireland’s leading law firm. We have an extensive and top class client list, representing household names, financial institutions and international blue chip corporations.

As a full service ‘all-island’ law firm, we have offices in Dublin and Belfast. We also have international offices in London, New York, San Francisco and Palo Alto. Our work environment reflects an atmosphere of achievement and excellence.

First class information technology systems and an award winning Knowledge Centre support your development as a trainee solicitor and allow you to thrive. A subsidised restaurant, smoothie bar, coffee dock and on site gym contribute to an enjoyable working environment.

We have a collaborative culture here at A&L Goodbody. We find innovative and commercial legal solutions as a team, and share knowledge throughout all levels of the firm.


Visit us at our upcoming campus events

We will be visiting a number of campuses this autumn to meet you and answer any questions you have about A&LG

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Download our brochures for Trainee Solicitor & Summer Intern Programmes


Trainee Solicitor Programme - Dublin

Trainee Solicitor Programme - Dublin

2017-2018 Documents

Find out all you need to know about our Trainee Solicitor Programme in Dublin.

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Trainee Solicitor Programme - Belfast

Trainee Solicitor Programme - Belfast

2017-2018 Documents

Find out all you need to know about our Trainee Solicitor Programme in Belfast.

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Summer Intern Programme

Summer Intern Programme

Summer 2018 Documents

Our Summer Intern Programme (SIP) forms an integral part of the Firm’s resourcing strategy.

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Michelle O’Mahoney - Trainee Solicitor
Lily Cantillon - Trainee Solicitor
Enda Kerin (TDP)
Shane Gallen - Trainee Solicitor

Meet our people

"My secondment with a multinational tech company gave me the chance to see first-hand what our clients look for in their lawyers."Michelle O’Mahoney - Trainee Solicitor
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"CR is not just an add-on here it's an integral part of the business."Lily Cantillon - Trainee Solicitor
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"We are always supported and know where to turn when faced with the most challenging legal issues."Enda Kerin (TDP)
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"Direct interaction with clients has been an invaluable experience and has greatly improved my commercial awareness and client management skills."Shane Gallen - Trainee Solicitor
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Why A&L Goodbody?



Frequently Asked Questions

Browse our list of our Frequently Asked Questions to find out more about our Trainee Solicitor and Intership programmes.

How do I apply?

You can apply online via our website during the relevant recruitment period. Click here for further details.

What kind of work does A&L Goodbody do?

A&L Goodbody offers a service portfolio combining corporate law expertise with a specialist focus on the key legal disciplines and business sectors, led by experts in their field, on an all-island basis.

When are the application open dates?

We are currently recruiting for the Trainee Solicitor programmes in Dubin & Belfast. For more information click here.

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Awards & Market Recognition

  • Most Popular Graduate Recruiter in Law 2012 -

    Most Popular Graduate Recruiter in Law 2012 - 2017

  • Great Place to Work

    Great Place to Work 2017

  • Responsible & Sustainable Business

    Responsible & Sustainable Business 2016

  • Winner of Best Community Engagement

    Winner of Best Community Engagement 2016

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