We are Dentons. The world’s largest law firm. With more than 12,500 people in 80+ countries around the world, we have unique breadth, depth and diversity. Alongside our award winning global work, we are committed to a culture of innovation, giving back and inclusion.
Dentons is designed to be different. The landscape we work in is changing at an accelerating pace. We embrace this change, and are looking for trainees and apprentices to join us in redefining what is possible and in shaping the future of law.
Your career at Dentons can shape up to be something extraordinary. It’s a place for those who are driven to challenge. To question. To break tradition. To put your career firmly into fast-forward. This could be the start of something big.
Main areas of work
Trainees and apprentices are able to choose from a wealth of seats to work with experts across our practice areas: banking and finance, competition, corporate, dispute resolution, ETI (energy, transport and infrastructure), PRM (people, reward and mobility), real estate, tax and TMT (technology, media and telecommunications).
Work is also about more than just work here. It's about the environment too, and the feeling you get from your team, office and beyond. Our teams are focused on inclusion, giving back, and on looking forward with innovation.
Dublin Training Contract 2024
Dentons Dublin office, strategically situated in the heart of Ireland’s vibrant capital city, serves as a key hub for the firm’s legal expertise in the region. With a team of highly skilled lawyers providing comprehensive legal solutions tailored to the unique needs of clients in Ireland and beyond.
From 2024 we will take ontrainees in our Dublin office rotating between our practice groups, including an optional overseas secondment.
The deadline to apply is 2 January 2024.
Diversity, inclusion and wellbeing
At Dentons, inclusion and diversity is not just a core value – it is an integral part of our strategy. Building a more inclusive and diverse law firm is core to our strategy because it leads to better business outcomes for our clients, our communities and for Dentons.
We believe in creating an environment where everyone can thrive. We work hard to nurture a sense of inclusion that is empowering to the individual, to the teams and to the Firm.
Examples of our inclusion strategy include a focus on allyship program, access initiatives, mentoring programs, and a series of events and conversation focussed on equity and inclusion
What we are looking for
Our Dublin Training Contracts are open to graduates who are completing their FE1 exams by Spring 2024.
There is no such thing as a ‘typical’ trainee or apprentice at Dentons and that’s the way we like it. Our expertise within the Firm is as diverse as the needs of our global clients. What we have in common is the ability to contribute to our growing success.
We also look for:
- Strong academic performance in your Irish Leaving Certificate.
- A solid grade in your undergraduate degree, ideally an upper second-class or higher.
These are broad guidelines and all interested candidates are encouraged to apply. We review every application holistically and consider all aspects of a candidate's experiences and background.
Additional job details
- Contract, dates and working times
- Fixed term
How to apply
Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 2 January 2024
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Closing date: 2 January 2024