Attorney General for Northern Ireland announces Trainee Solicitor Scheme

12 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 have completed the Attorney General’s Living Law Programme during sixth form studies at a participating non-grammar school. 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 here Terms & Conditions (PDF 105 KB).

The application form is available by clicking here Application Form (PDF 93 KB).

Completed applications forms must be returned by 12 Noon (UK time) on 23 June 2017.