Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Kevin Keary from EU Careers to give some advice for people considering this job:


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Be proactive and look for the areas that interest you whether it’s the Environment or Human Rights and find MEP’s or interest groups that specialise in those interests and take the initiative to send them your CV.

Having a European language would help you considerably in this career. Irish should also not be ruled out as an option as this is considered as a second language.

The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with clever technology. They will often follow the latest developments in their chosen field, and prefer mentally stimulating environments.
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50 Jobs Coming on Stream with Law Firm William Fry

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50 Jobs Coming on Stream with Law Firm William Fry

Monday, January 26, 2015 

50 Jobs Coming on Stream with Law Firm William Fry

Law firm William Fry have announced plans to recruit 50 new staff during 2015. The firm have already recruited 28 trainees who are due to join the William Fry trainee programme by September 2015.

Bryan Bourke, managing partner at William Fry, said: “Growth through lateral hires, as well as recruitment from our very talented trainee pool, is an essential part of William Fry’s growth strategy.

Current opportunities with William Fry include:

  • Lawyers
  • Tax Consultants
  • Company Secretaries
  • Paralegals
  • Word processing operators 
  • Legal Executives

To view a list of vacancies click here.

About William Fry

William Fry are one of the largest law firms and firmly established in the top tier for many decades. Clients of the company include many of the leading global and domestic companies operating in Ireland, Irish government bodies, financial institutions and entrepreneurs.

They employ an innovative team of more than 290 high calibre lawyers and tax professionals and 130 support staff, who have worked on the highest profile corporate and commercial transactions and legal challenges of recent years.

William Fry’s head office is currently located at Fitzwilton House, Wilton Place, Dublin 2. The company’s move to 2 Grand Canal Square is expected to take place in early 2015.

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