Interesting facts on the Irish Solicitors profession in 2017

Nov 6, 2017

  • For the very first time, the number of solicitors licensed to practice in the Republic past the 10,000 mark in 2017.
  • The 2 largest firms in Ireland ( A & L Goodbody and Arthur Cox) have 275 solicitors working in each of their offices here.
  • Since the UK’s Brexit referendum, over 1,100 UK solicitors have joined the Irish roll of solicitors.
  • 52% of solicitors working in Ireland are female.
  • 411 trainee solicitors are doing their training at the moment compared to 671 in 2007.
  • 65% of the profession are aged 30-49 years.

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