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At Holmes, we offer a number of opportunities for undergraduate students to gain experience in a busy modern practice. 

Summer Internship

Our unpaid Summer Internships are two to six weeks in duration during the months of June and July. It provides a unique opportunity for students to experience the work and culture of Holmes. 


Apply by the end of February. 

Co-Op and College Placements

We work closely with Irish and international colleges and universities to offer paid work experience and co-op placement programmes. 


Students will assist solicitors and partners in a variety of day-to-day matters. They will learn new skills, attend relevant training events and get to understand legal processes and procedures. 


Students will also benefit from partaking in our many and varied wellness programmes as well as regular social, sporting and cultural events. 


Apply by contacting the co-op education or careers office at your college or university. 

Transition Year Programme

This initiative is a one week structured programme designed for Transition Year students with a keen interest in the legal profession. It aims to encourage students to consider a career in law. 


Students will gain an insight into the legal world including the court system, the workings of a busy modern law office and the day-to-day roles of legal personnel.


The programme also aims to show how the law can be relevant to the daily lives of the participants and to promote awareness of legal processes, constitutional principles and values which underpin the rule of law in Ireland. 

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Priscilla Dinan, HR Manager on 061 313222.

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

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



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