Traineeship Programme Walkers Ireland Application Form 2015/2016

Walkers Ireland
Application Form 2015/2016
B R I T I S H V I R G I N I S L A N D S | C AY M A N I S L A N D S | D U B A I | H O N G KO N G | I R E L A N D | J E R S E Y | LO N D O N | S I N G A P O R E
Global Legal Solutions
About Walkers
Walkers is a pre-eminent international law firm. We are a full service firm but we specialise in financial
services law with leading financial institutions, hedge funds, corporations and private equity groups
comprising our core client base.
Walkers employs over 400 staff globally including lawyers drawn mainly from top tier legal and accountancy firms in London and Dublin. From
our 8 international offices in the Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, Dubai, Hong Kong, Jersey, London, Singapore and Ireland, we offer a
range of specialist legal and tax services to financial institutions, private equity houses, hedge fund managers and corporate clients worldwide.
Our clients are spread around the globe. They are at the cutting edge of capital markets, aviation finance, investment funds and cross-border
finance. They are a demanding bunch but we like them!
Trainee Programme
Due to the rapid expansion and success
of the Irish office, we are pleased to
announce the commencement of our new
Walkers Ireland Traineeship Programme
for graduates seeking a career in law with
an international focus. We are looking for
ambitious individuals with a strong work
ethic to join our thriving and dynamic
firm in Ireland as trainee solicitors – we
offer a career in an open, challenging and
rewarding environment. We also offer top
end remuneration and partner led, hands
on training.
We are currently looking to recruit
candidates for our 2015 and 2016
trainee programmes.
Our continued growth and success as a
firm is aligned to the talent of the people
that we recruit and their development into
successful lawyers. We are looking for
trainees with the following attributes:
>> Working with international clients on
interesting transactions and cases
>> Excellent academic and personal
>> Increased responsibility as you progress
combined with adequate support
and resources
>> Team players
>> Innovative thinkers
>> Leadership
Benefits of a Traineeship with
Walkers Ireland
>> Motivation/ambition
>> Excellent training and development
>> Excellent communication and
interpersonal skills
>> Prominent international clients and
challenging work
>> Thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic and
challenging environment
>> Top of the market salary
>> Commercial awareness
>> Global outlook
Your Development
During your traineeship with Walkers
Ireland you will be offered the following:
What We Look For
>> Must
a third level degree qualification and
preferably some of the FE-1 subjects
>> Mentorship and guidance throughout
your traineeship
>> In-house training programmes for the
firm generally and specific to each rotation
>> Continual assessment and feedback
throughout your career with us
>> Full salary while you complete the PPC 1
and PPC 2 courses at the Law Society
>> Payment of all Law Society fees
Key Dates
>> Closing date for receipt of applications:
5:30pm, Friday 14 November 2014
>> Interviews will take place between
27 - 29 November 2014
>> Offers will be made soon thereafter
Application Form
Leaving Certificate or Equivalent (please specify):
Total Points:
Degree Course(s):
Postgraduate Studies:
When do you plan to sit the Law Society’s Final Exam – Part 1 (FE1)?
How many FE1 subjects have you passed?
When would you prefer to attend PPC 1?
Previous Employment History:
September 2015
September 2016
What non-academic achievement are you most proud of and why? (350 words max)
If you did not pursue a career in law, what would you be doing? (350 words max)
Other relevant information (350 words max):
Please submit the completed form by email to: [email protected] by Friday 14 November 2014
B R I T I S H V I R G I N I S L A N D S | C AY M A N I S L A N D S | D U B A I | H O N G KO N G | I R E L A N D | J E R S E Y | LO N D O N | S I N G A P O R E
Global Legal Solutions