Rewards & Benefits

A&L Goodbody offers one of the most attractive salary and benefits packages available in the market place.

The package outlined below for Dublin and for Belfast demonstrates only the tangible elements of the support and rewards we give to our trainee solicitors. You’ll find that the reality of working here is even more rewarding.

Financial Benefits

  • Top of the market salary
  • Payment of FE1 exams included
  • Full salary paid whilst at Professional Practice Course with the Law Society of Ireland/the Institute of Professional and Legal Studies (IPLS)
  • Exam Bonus
  • All Law Society fees paid during traineeship
  • Discretionary Christmas Bonus
  • Contribution to Personal Retirement Savings Account
  • Conveyancing Service
  • Life Assurance
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme - Dublin only


  • Flexible working policy (on qualification)
  • Unpaid Leave
  • On-site dry cleaning drop off and collect facility
  • Dress down days
  • Sports & social events
  • Coffee dock
  • 'Great Place to Work' committee which includes trainee solicitors
  • Subsidised restaurant and smoothie bar in Dublin

Health & Wellbeing

  • Contribution towards private health insurance
  • Wellness and employee assistance programme 
  • Paid maternity, paternity and adoptive leave
  • Long term sickness policy
  • VDU eye testing and contribution towards eye sight testing and glasses/contact lenses
  • On-site gym with a fully qualified personal trainer in Dublin
  • Annual flu injection in Dublin
  • Variety of onsite clubs and classes such as a Choir, Pilates, Yoga, and others.

Professional Development

  • Escalate Programme – professional development programme designed to give you the legal and business skills you need to become a successful corporate lawyer. Learn more here.
  • Award-winning Knowledge Department
  • Assessment and feedback throughout your career with us
  • Career development and mapping (following qualification)

Annual Leave

  • 20 days annual leave per annum increasing with length of service
  • Additional 3-5 days per annum during holidays at Christmas and Easter breaks
  • Additional 5 days annual leave on completion of your Professional Practice Course with the Law Society of Ireland