HOMS Solicitors provide a wide range of legal services nationwide, delivering quality, knowledge, experience and value; collectively working in partnership with our clients, investing in our people while supporting the communities in which we operate. We are passionate about attracting and retaining talented individuals who wish to develop their own careers through being part of our team.


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HOMS Solicitors is a modern practice with traditional values and our staff are central to the success of our firm.

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.

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.

The Legal 500, an esteemed legal directory of quality law firms, lists Holmes O’Malley Sexton Solicitors 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.

Our solicitors are talented and motivated individuals who work as a team sharing information and knowledge at every level. They play a vital role in shaping the firm’s future and are rewarded with genuine opportunities for career progression.

We are seeking to recruit solicitors, at all levels, who are passionate about their chosen practice area. Attention to detail and going that extra distance to get the job done for the client is a must. If you have talent and ambition and are looking for a stimulating and rewarding career we would love to hear from you.

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Our support staff contribute to the firm’s efficiency and effectiveness by working to support our clients’ needs and helping to ensure the success of the business.

Our support staff include:

  • Legal executives
  • Legal secretaries
  • Receptionists, and
  • Professionals within our finance, knowledge management, information technology and human resource teams.

Applicants in these areas must have excellent technical skills and demonstrate abilities including planning, organising, client care, working as part of a team, interpersonal skills, judgment, initiative, enthusiasm and energy.

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We seek to recruit our Partners of the future through our Trainee Solicitor Programme. Many of our current Partners came to us by entering into a Training Contract and progressing through the firm.

We look for trainees who have achieved a high academic standard. Preference will be given to those with a minimum of a 2.1 degree. Applicants must be in the process of or have completed the FE1 exams. Common sense, problem solving, the ability to organise oneself and others, as well as being commercially aware are essential characteristics.

Trainees will normally commence work in the office six months in advance of starting their PPC1 course in Blackhall Place.

The firm will pay salaries, registration fees and full course fees for PPC1 and PPC2. Over the course of two years, trainees take four seats in different legal areas in our Limerick office as well as being given the opportunity to work in our Dublin office. A Senior Solicitor, in conjunction with the relevant Partner, identifies the work and projects to be done by trainees which are geared to provide opportunities for growth and development. Trainees are included at in-house training and receive on-going supervision, feedback and support. A formal performance review on completion of each rotation is carried out. Upon successful completion of the training contract the firm may offer a twelve month contract as a qualified solicitor to each successful trainee.

Closing date for applications is 30th October.

Apply by CV and covering letter to

Our Legal Executive Programme provides on-going opportunities for individuals to train, work and progress within a professional legal career path. As a Legal Executive you will form an important part of the team alongside partners, solicitors and trainees. Applicants will ideally have, or be in the process of attaining at least a diploma level legal qualification. This path leads to Membership of the Irish Institute of Legal Executives (IILEX) and is ideally suited to law graduates or secretaries with extensive legal experience.

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Our Summer Internship Programme provides opportunities for undergraduates and graduates to experience the day to day activities of a busy modern law office. It is normally four weeks in duration during June or July and is unpaid.
Applications for summer intake should be made between 2nd January and end of February. Apply by CV and covering letter to

Our Graduate Internship Programme is for individuals who wish to work in a legal firm in order to gain relevant experience before embarking on their legal careers. This is a paid programme and can vary in duration but will typically last around nine months. During the programme, interns will be given the opportunity to develop professional skills and gain a good understanding of the profession. Applicants may come from any discipline and should have a minimum 2.1 degree. This programme includes unpaid FE1 study and exam leave.
Applications should be made between 1st September and 30th October. Apply by CV and covering letter to

College Placement/Co-Op

We work closely with Irish and international colleges and universities on their work experience and co-op placement programmes. Through these placements we provide students with an insight into legal practice. If you are interested in participating you should contact the co-op education or career office at your college or university.


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