McDowell Purcell recognises that in order for us to succeed we need to both attract and retain talented individuals.  We promote excellence within the firm while fostering and rewarding talent. We provide opportunities to develop professionally while working closely with leading practitioners in our practice areas. The development of the professional knowledge and experience of our staff is important to McDowell Purcell. McDowell Purcell is always interested in hearing from enthusiastic and ambitious people who are keen to join the firm. Our success and constant growth means that we are continually expanding and often have a number of interesting and challenging roles on offer.


Our solicitors are the foundation of our business. They are talented people with commitment, energy and drive. They build strong lasting relationships with our clients and understand the broader picture. We ensure that our solicitors get appropriate support and resources to deliver the highest service levels to our clients. Developing and rewarding our solicitors is the key to McDowell Purcell’s success. Continuous training, career development, exceptional quality of work and the necessary support mechanisms are all essential to the development and growth of our firm.

Trainee Solicitors

McDowell Purcell is a firm that appreciates its trainees and ensures that their training and experience creates an excellent foundation for their future legal career. Our trainees play a pivotal role in the day to day running of our firm. They work alongside highly experienced legal practitioners on a wide and diverse range of cases and receive hands on experience. McDowell Purcell’s aim is to help our trainees become excellent and motivated solicitors and we actively promote and encourage all trainees to fulfil their potential.

Legal Executives and Support Staff

Our legal executive, secretarial and administrative team provide the essential support that allows us to deliver an outstanding service to our clients.


Our Intern Programme forms an integral part of the Firm’s resourcing strategy. We see the programme as an opportunity for individuals to learn from our legal professionals and for us to identify potential Trainees. McDowell Purcell is open to intern applications from potential solicitors who are as ambitious as we are.