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, please click here to apply to the Arthur Cox Trainee Development Programme. Please note that applications for our 2017 recruitment process will open in September 2017 and the deadline for receipt of applications will be 5.30pm, 18 October 2017. For more information click here.


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

Our trainee open night will be taking place at 6.30pm on Wednesday, 25 October 2017.


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


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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