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As Ireland’s premier full service corporate law firm, William Fry offers a rewarding career; the opportunity to work with high-profile national and international clients and with legal and business specialists who are leaders in their fields.

Drawn from a diverse range of backgrounds and disciplines, William Fry people welcome new ideas and want to make a difference – in our work for clients, in how we support each other as one team and beyond in the wider community.  We offer opportunities for you to shine, demonstrate your commitment to delivering award winning legal solutions and empower you to reach your potential.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and are proud to be accredited as Investors in Diversity by the Irish Centre for Diversity.  Click here to learn more about our commitments.

If you are a qualified Solicitor/Lawyer and you wish to have a confidential discussion before submitting your application, please contact Niamh Lawton, our Talent Acquisition Manager, who would be delighted to answer any queries you may have regarding working in William Fry, or to arrange a confidential discussion before submitting your application. You can reach Niamh by emailing [email protected]

Your success is our future!

We are currently one of the highest recruiters of Solicitors in Ireland and we hire for the long term. We are ambitious and optimistic about the firm’s future and expect that the coming years will see some major developments in our practice.

Click here to visit our dedicated trainee pages.

Click here to apply to our Trainee Solicitors Programme.


Roles for newly-qualified professionals with William Fry are generally filled by our own Trainees who typically start as ‘Associates’ and as their career progresses may be promoted to ‘Senior Associate’ and then to ‘Partners’.

To apply for a legal or tax role you will need to have a professional qualification, e.g. Lawyer, Solicitor, Barrister, Tax Consultant or Accountant. We are happy to accept applications from candidates whose qualifications were awarded in compatible jurisdictions though you may need to do further exams or apply to have your qualifications recognised in Ireland.

If no suitable roles are currently listed you are welcome to submit a speculative application. Please note that most of our recruitment is done directly rather than via recruitment agencies.

Vacancies can arise from time to time. Please consult our Current Opportunities page for details.

We pride ourselves not only on the premium legal service we provide to our clients but also on the top-quality support provided by the firm’s business service units.

  • Finance
  • HR
  • Knowledge
  • IT
  • Learning & Development
  • Marketing & Business Development
  • Office Services (Catering, Facilities & Reception)

Further professional support is provided by the Chartered Secretaries in our Company Secretarial unit, our Legal Executives and Court Clerks, an Archiving team and a dedicated Word Processing team. Each legal unit also has an assigned group of experienced Legal Secretaries.

Vacancies can arise from time to time. Please consult our Current Opportunities page for details.

Please let us know if you require specific arrangements during the recruitment process, we’ll do everything we can to support you.

Any information you provide, either via our online recruitment system or directly by post or email, will be used exclusively for William Fry recruitment purposes in accordance with the William Fry Recruitment Data Protection Notice.

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