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Careers at Holmes

Holmes is a modern practice with traditional values and our staff are central to the success of our firm. In an ever-changing working environment, we are dedicated to diversity, equality and inclusion in our workplace and committed to the establishment of fulfilling career paths for all of our employees.

We offer attractive remuneration and benefits packages, the opportunity to work with experts in their field and to engage with a broad range of clients including leading national and international corporate and commercial enterprises, state bodies, financial institutions, insurers and private clients.

Careers at Holmes

We have a culture of high performance where everybody understands how they contribute to the firm’s success and how they can progress their careers.

Based on this we have established a career framework underpinned by a meaningful performance management process.


The firm delivers legal services to the highest prevailing standards in the profession. Since October 2015 we have been awarded a Gold Grade in the Q9000 Risk Management Legal Quality Standard Certification after each annual comprehensive audit by the Institute of Legal Research and Standards.

Careers at Holmes
It is perhaps the atmosphere around the office that I like the most. Despite it being a big firm, everyone is very friendly and always willing to help ...

Melissa Regan


I am profoundly grateful for the enriching 8 months spent honing my legal experience at Holmes. The Diverse and inclusive environment ensured that every individual felt valued and appreciated. ...

Molly Looney

Co-Op Placement

A great feature of the firm is its open, friendly culture and strong sense of community. There is a very evident open-door policy together with the friendly, approachable nature of all staff, which in turn promotes exceptional training and learning opportunities. ...

Grace Lee


From day one, everyone has been so nice, welcoming and helpful. It’s the people I work with and the difference we make that makes the job special. ...

Linda McAuliffe

Legal Executive | Corporate and Commercial

Globally Acclaimed

Globally Acclaimed

We are ranked in the globally acclaimed Chambers and Partners legal directory. We have also been winners of the Irish Law Awards over a number of years.

The Legal 500, an esteemed legal directory of quality law firms, lists amongst their top Irish law firms. We are ranked in the globally acclaimed Chambers and Partners legal directory. We have also been winners of the Irish Law Awards over a number of years. In 2017 we won the Best Employer: Talent Development and Workplace Wellness Award at the Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards 2017. We were rated seventh out of the top ten Irish legal graduate employers by Grad Ireland in 2018.




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Dublin, Limerick, Cork, London

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Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners

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