Attorney General for Northern Ireland announces Revised Trainee Solicitor Scheme

26 June 2017

The Attorney General for Northern Ireland is offering a solicitor traineeship. In order to be considered for this training opportunity, applicants must hold an offer from the Institute of Professional Legal studies; and be able to demonstrate their potential to be an effective peer mentor for young people in situations of social and economic disadvantage. The successful candidate will be contracted to undertake a 2 year traineeship within the Office of the Attorney General for Northern Ireland beginning in September 2017.

The Attorney General said that the traineeship would provide an opportunity for one student to work at: “…the cross roads where law, fundamental rights, public policy and government meet.”

Full details of the scheme are available by clicking on this Terms & Conditions (PDF 114 KB).

The application form is available by clicking on this Application Form  (PDF 92 KB).

Completed applications forms must be returned by 12 Noon (UK time) on 07 July 2017.