Trainee Development Programme

How to Apply

Getting Started:

Trainee Development Programme – Dublin

If you want to make the best possible start to your legal career, consider the Trainee Development Programme at Arthur Cox. Please note that applications for our 2017 recruitment process are now closed but will reopen again in September 2018.


From the applications we receive, our Trainee Committee makes an initial selection of candidates. The selected candidates will be invited to a group interview. We will notify you in early November whether you have been included in this selection.


Candidates chosen from the group interview will be invited to a final individual interview in mid to late November. Offers will be made shortly after that. We look forward to reading your application and we wish you every success.

Remember, you do not need to have completed an internship prior to applying for a place on the Trainee Development Programme.

Trainee Development Programme – Belfast

If you are interested in applying for a position on the Belfast Trainee Programme then please click here to download a PDF version of our application form, complete and send it to Rosemary Lundy in our Belfast office:


Rosemary Lundy
Arthur Cox
Victoria House
Gloucester Street


Applications must be received on or before Friday, 10 November 2017. Please also click here to complete the monitoring questionnaire and return in a separate envelope marked for the attention of the “Monitoring Officer at Arthur Cox”.


After you have submitted your application, successful candidates will progress through both group and individual interviews.

Want to join the Arthur Cox team?

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