Trainee ad Nov2021


Current Opportunities for a Career in Law

At Walkers we offer two programmes, each of which allows participants the opportunity to gain experience in a leading international financial services law firm.

  1. Our Graduate Trainee Programme provides successful applicants with the best possible start to your career as a financial services lawyer. We will be accepting applications for our Walkers Ireland LLP 2023 Graduate Trainee Programme from Thursday, 25 November 2021 until 5 pm on Friday, 31 December 2021.
  2. Our Legal Analyst @Walkers (LAW) Programme enables us to identify candidates for our Graduate Trainee Programme while also providing the analysts with a realistic insight of what it is like to work in a fast paced and high performance environment.

Thank you to all who applied to our recently advertised LAW Programme! The application deadline has now passed and we are no longer accepting applications for our 2022 programme but if you are interested to apply in the future, click here to read about our LAW Programme.


Walkers Ireland LLP Graduate Trainee Programme

At Walkers, our continued growth and success as a firm is aligned to the talent of the people that we recruit and their development into successful lawyers. Our people are our greatest asset. They form our culture, make us stand apart from our competitors and are the reason why our clients choose to do business with us. We have an abundance of talented people in the firm which makes for a high-performing but also friendly environment. To maintain our position as a leading international law firm, we only recruit exceptional candidates for our trainee programme. We look for candidates with a strong educational record who are:

  • ambitious, entrepreneurial, determined and invested in the long-term development of themselves and the success of our firm
  • commercially aware of the financial services sector
  • good communicators, problem solvers and team players
  • self-motivated
  • energetic and positive

In return we offer excellent training and career opportunities, mentorship and guidance throughout your traineeship and the opportunity to work with prominent international clients. You will be given challenging work and receive continuous feedback throughout each rotation.

Right now we are looking for talented candidates with an interest in working for a fast-paced leading international financial services law firm and who wish to experience the training and opportunities needed to become successful lawyers. Our programme has been designed to supplement the PPC course at Blackhall and includes a wide range of department specific workshops, seminars and practice group insights. As a trainee lawyer in Walkers, we will nurture and develop your expertise via at least three legal service practice area rotations while working side by side with Ireland's leading financial services lawyers.

If you think you have what it takes and are ready to take your career to new heights by working with a top tier global law firm, click on the following link to apply on or after Thursday, 25 November 2021 to the Walkers Ireland LLP 2023 Graduate Trainee Programme.

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Pictured here (L-R) with Walkers (Ireland) Managing Partner, Garry Ferguson are: Investment Funds Associate, Aylin Barry; Finance and Capital Markets Associate, Clare Mannion; and Insolvency and Dispute Resolution Associate, Keith Hyland


Contact Us

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