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Careers at Arthur Cox

Arthur Cox is one of the top law firms in Ireland. Our success depends on attracting the best people and nurturing their talent in order to enable us to continue to offer services of the highest calibre.

By achieving this goal, we are able to provide our clients with consistently high quality advice that combines technical expertise and a deep appreciation and understanding of the Irish commercial world.

What makes us different

When you join Arthur Cox, you get to work with lawyers who are the Irish leaders in commercial law, you do the highest quality of Irish legal work and you become part of a team of highly respected experts. These experts are committed to giving you exposure to unique situations and opportunities essential for your own professional growth. The development of your professional knowledge and experience is a key feature of the Arthur Cox way.


On entering our building, you will get a strong sense of working life in Arthur Cox. Our culture has grown over the years into something special and unique. It suits those who have a continuous thirst to develop legal expertise, who have ambitious career prospects and who prefer an entrepreneurial atmosphere. You’ll find all this in a friendly and inclusive atmosphere that retains many features of collegiality from when we were a smaller firm.


In this section, you will find out about careers as Associates and Legal Secretaries with Arthur Cox, as well as our Trainee Development Programme and our Summer Internship Programme.


Arthur Cox is an equal opportunities employer.


Our Values


Our values encapsulate what we believe in and describe who we are. We consistently strive to reflect these values in everything we do – for clients and for each other. All our behaviour is aligned to these values.


  • Integrity
    Delivering on promises; trustworthiness; honour; loyalty; probity and honesty.


  • Performance
    Facing problems and solving them; strategic thinking; first class in knowledge; results exceeding expectations; on time every time.


  • Partnership
    Seamless service to clients; personable, approachable, available and informed; patience and humour; teamwork with clients and with each other.


  • Responsiveness
    Taking ownership of clients’ problems; speed and relevance of response; anticipating future needs; understanding and responding to clients’ changing needs.


  • Innovation
    Outward looking; seeing the goals; finding the solutions.


At Arthur Cox, we seek people with strong prior commercial work experience, enhancing the rich and dynamic culture of Arthur Cox, and we select exceptional people only. Because everyone who works here becomes a key business partner of successful Irish businesses, this inspires brilliant people to choose to join us. That combination makes Arthur Cox different from other law firms.