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Recruiting / 1 Feb 2019

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 looking for


to join our Helsinki office

The traineeship is a six-month full-time position from 2 September 2019 to 6 March 2020. Our Associate Trainee programme is aimed at students who are in the final stages of their studies. As an associate trainee, you can concentrate on a particular field of law that interests you most. Our associate trainees gain valuable hands-on experience by working on tasks similar to those of associates, such as performing extensive legal information searches, drafting memoranda and legal documents, and participating in negotiations. We encourage our associate trainees to reach their full potential by offering them the chance to take on responsibility and to participate in major projects with the support of experienced professionals on their team.


  • 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)
  • previous experience in the selected field of law is an asset

a wide range of demanding tasks and an opportunity to work together as a team with our top-ranked experts. We encourage all of our employees to actively develop themselves with the support of their superior and colleagues. We invest in learning by providing new employees with extensive induction training and by offering all of our employees high-quality training programmes to support their personal career path and development as a professional.

we aim to further students’ prospects by offering work experience in the field as early as possible and by helping students create new contacts for the future. We want to offer students an opportunity to experience working at 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.

The application period is 1–28 February 2019. We review applications on a rolling basis – so the sooner you apply, the sooner we can process your application. Note that positions may be filled before the end of the application period. Please indicate the practice groups that interest you the 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 or HRD Manager Lotta Öhman tel. +358 20 713 3474.


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