Law First

Law First offers first and second year third level students an insight into life in McCann FitzGerald.

About Law First

Law First provides a unique opportunity for first and second year third level students to experience how a corporate law firm works.

During our two-day virtual programme, you will learn about our practice areas, experience our culture and network with our trainees, solicitors and partners. You will also meet members of our graduate recruitment team and take part in a skills session delivered by our learning and development manager.

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  • What is Law First?

    Law First is a two-day virtual programme where successful applicants have the opportunity to experience life in McCann FitzGerald.

  • Who can apply?

    Law First is open to applications from first and second year third level students.

  • When do applications open for Law First?

    Applications open in December of each year.

  • I’m not studying law, but I am interested in learning more about a corporate law firm. Can I apply?

    You do not need to be studying law to apply.

  • Is there an interview?

    There are no interviews for our Law First programme. Candidates are assessed on their written application form.

  • When will I know if I have been successful or not?

    We contact each applicant mid-December to update them on whether they have been successful or not.


Aaron McCarthy | Associate

The fact that we can have an impact on the shape of our economy is an amazing opportunity and one that is a daily occurrence at McCann FitzGerald.

Key Contact
Diane Hennessy
Graduate Recruiter

The most incredible opportunity to start your career in law surrounded by some of the best and most experienced practitioners in the business.

Other Graduate Programmes

Graduate Traineeship
Applications open in September 2021.
Summer Internship
Applications open in December 2021.
Other Traineeships
Click to learn more about our Tax and our Company Secretarial Traineeships.