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Recruiting / 1 Aug 2017

Associate Trainees

We are one of the largest and most experienced law firms in Finland. We have been providing high quality services in all areas of law since 1911. We employ over 100 lawyers at offices based in Helsinki, Tampere, St. Petersburg, and New York. We are ranked as a top tier firm by all leading legal directories.

We are now looking for

ASSOCIATE TRAINEES

to join our Helsinki office

The traineeship is an eight-month full-time position from 8 January to 7 September 2018. Our Associate Trainee programme is aimed at students who are finalising their studies. As Associate Trainee, you can concentrate on a particular field of law that interests you most, working closely with one of our practice area teams. Our Associate Trainees work on tasks similar to those of Associates, such as performing extensive legal information searches, drafting memoranda and legal documents, and participating in negotiations.

WE EXPECT FROM YOU

  • a good understanding of the Finnish legal system
  • an uncompromising attitude to quality
  • excellent cooperation skills
  • flexibility
  • an ability to work independently and on your own initiative
  • at least 160 credits
  • fluency in Finnish and English (other language skills are considered an asset)
  • up-to-date IT skills
  • previous experience in the selected field of law is an asset

WE OFFER YOU
a wide range of demanding tasks and an opportunity to work together as a team with our top-ranked experts. We encourage all our employees to actively develop themselves with the support of their superior and colleagues. We offer all our employees high-quality training programmes to support their personal career path and development as a professional.

AS AN EMPLOYER
we aim to further students’ prospects by offering work experience in the field as early as possible and creating new contacts for future. We want to offer students an opportunity to experience working in one of the largest and most experienced law firms in Finland.

Our core values are succeeding together, respecting others and taking pride in our work. These are at the heart of our approach to work.

HOW TO APPLY:
The application period is 1–31 August 2017. Applications are processed in the order in which they arrive, and positions may be filled before the end of the application period. Please indicate the practice groups that interest you most. You can select all of the practice groups, but kindly describe your primary areas of interest in your application.

For additional information, please contact Human Resources Director Monica Reikko, tel. +358 20 713 3404.

Apply here!

 

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