Attorney General for Northern Ireland announces Trainee Solicitor Scheme

15 May 2018

The Attorney General today announced details of a trainee solicitor scheme within his office.

The Attorney General for Northern Ireland is offering a solicitor traineeship. In order 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 2018.

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 link.

The application form is available by clicking on this link.

Completed applications forms must be returned by 12 Noon (UK time) on Thursday 31 May 2018.