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Eversheds Sutherland

Eversheds Sutherland is Ireland’s only full service international law firm handling legal matters in every major trading nation for domestic and international clients across all business sectors. With over 5,000 people including 750 Partners and 3,000 lawyers, our 70 offices span 34 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and the US.

We offer a combination that is unique in the Irish market: innovative, client focused and local expertise combined with a comprehensive international network, which gives access to market leading experts across the globe.

Our values and culture are strongly embedded and make our Firm a great place to be. Diversity and Inclusion are a core part of who we are and all employees are respected and can prosper irrespective of their grouping. Our diversity groups are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where everyone can be their true self and bring innovative solutions to the table.

Vacancy details

Our traineeship programme will provide you with an opportunity to experience a dynamic, fast-paced and unique working environment associated only with a leading global corporate law firm such as Eversheds Sutherland.

During your traineeship you will receive exceptional on the job training alongside a number of classroom based training modules which will support you in your day to day role and equip you with the skills and tools to become technical and confident lawyers.

Our trainees complete four rotations across our departments including corporate, property, banking and litigation and in our specialist areas which include employment, education, tax, construction and projects, IP/IT, pensions and funds. Throughout your rotations you will work with some of the most innovative and inspiring lawyers in the industry and get the opportunity to deal with top quality clients on major deals and transactions. Secondment opportunities are open to trainees with the chance to partake in the trainee secondment and spend 4 weeks in our Paris, Milan, Madrid, Munich, Rome, Stockholm or UK offices.

And while hard work is inevitable we still pride ourselves on having fun with our social and CSR committees arranging Christmas parties, charity enhancement days, beach clean-ups, cinema trips, Pilates and tag rugby tournaments … there is something for everyone.

We are recruiting trainee solicitors for our 2022 intake.

To find out more about our graduate programmes please visit and connect with us on Instagram @eversheds_sutherland_irl. Or why not listen to our student and graduate podcast channel

How to apply

Please visit our website www.eversheds-sutherland. ie to fill out our online application form.