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Trainee Solicitor Programme

Fieldfisher LLPDublinTrainee

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. Fieldfisher growing network has over 1,700 people across 25 offices throughout Europe, China and Silicon Valley (USA).

Among Fieldfisher clients, they count social media giants, high street coffee chains, highly established cosmetic brands and sports teams as well as pharmaceutical companies, energy suppliers, banks and technology leaders. 

Fieldfisher is renowned for their commercial and practical approach in delivering pragmatic and innovative solutions through their exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget, to their domestic and international clients.

Fieldfisher is a full service law firm with expertise that stretches across a number of specialist areas including:

  • Insolvency and restructuring;
  • Dispute resolution;
  • Commercial property;
  • Public and regulatory law;
  • Banking and finance;
  • Corporate and commercial;
  • Employment;
  • Planning and environmental;
  • Litigation;
  • Renewable energy;
  • Data protection;
  • Technology.

Fieldfisher is now accepting applications for its 2023 and 2024 Trainee Solicitor Programme. During your training contract, you will complete a number of rotations throughout the business, allowing you to develop a thorough understanding of each practice area and help you to identify which area you enjoy and might like to qualify and practice in the future.

Whilst completing your rotations, you will gain practical hands on experience and be provided with autonomy and responsibility to truly feel part of the team. Fieldfisher is a law firm built around people and are committed to investing our time and resources into each one of their Trainees, allocating you with your very own "buddy" and providing you with regular day-to-day access to their partners, associates and solicitors of all levels from the minute you walk in the door.

Your training contract is the start of your career at Fieldfisher and reflects their commitment to develop and retain their talented staff. You will have ongoing access to continuous personal and professional development and work in a fast-paced collegial environment. A training contract with Fieldfisher will provide you all the tools, training and support you need to become a highly skilled, legal professional and will open the door to an impressive network and worldwide client base, giving you the opportunity to build a name for yourself in the legal world. Fieldfisher invites you to become part of their growing team and look forward to receiving your application.

Who should apply:

  • All graduates from all degree disciplines;
  • All final year students;
  • All penultimate year students.

What Fieldfisher look for in their Trainees:

  • Enthusiasm;
  • Drive and ambition;
  • Bright and academically capability;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Team player;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Fieldfisher offer their Trainees a competitive salary and compensation package including:

  • Fully paid fees for PPC1 and PPC2;
  • Competitive salary (including full payment while attending PPCI and PPCII courses);
  • Rotations throughout the business;
  • Tax saver travel scheme;
  • Bike to work scheme;
  • Work life balance;
  • On-going performance feedback to help you grow professionally;
  • Learning and development opportunities;
  • Career development;
  • Paid leave including wedding/maternity/paternity leave;
  • Buddy system;
  • Life assurance;
  • Disability benefit;
  • Employee Discount Scheme;
  • Wellness programme;
  • Fully paid fitness classes onsite;
  • Medical benefits;
  • Book club;
  • Golf society;
  • Early finish on public holiday weekends;
  • Sports and social club.

How to apply:

To apply for Fieldfisher Trainee Solicitor Programme please submit your cover letter and CV (documenting your education, exam results and experience) to If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role confidentially please contact Karen Dempsey, Human Resource Director on 01 8280600.

Closing date for applications is 29 October 2021.

Please note Fieldfisher LLP aims to ensure equality of opportunity and we are actively working towards improving the diversity of their staff. All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role.

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