Recruiting/4 Jun 2024

Associates to Our Tax Team

We are looking for legal professionals with a passion for taxation to join our firm in permanent positions.

Aapo Pessi

Senior Associate

This is a prime opportunity to join our top of the market Tax team. We provide the opportunity to truly challenge yourself with the market's most demanding domestic and cross-border tax engagements that cover a variety of tax matters, including M&A tax and structuring, significant tax litigations and complex tax planning.

Borenius currently employs over 200 people and is one of the largest and most experienced law firms in Finland. We provide high quality services in all areas of law for our corporate clients. We have offices in Helsinki, Tampere, London, and New York.

Could this be your team?

Our Tax team is a tight-knit and ambitious team that works on a variety of challenging and demanding tax assignments in a constantly evolving field. We focus on delivering high-quality, integrated tax advice. Our team assists our clients in their most important tax disputes in addition to providing services related to M&A, structuring, direct and indirect tax planning, transfer pricing, and any other tax challenges they might be facing. Our transactional tax, tax advisory, and tax litigation services cover all areas of domestic and international taxation. Our indirect tax team focuses on VAT, customs, and excise duty matters. Our capabilities are highly appreciated by our clients, and we are known for providing the highest quality of work.

Join our talented team as we are looking to further strengthen it to be able to respond even better to the high demands of our clients.

What do you need to succeed?

  • A master’s degree in law and relevant qualifications to practice law in Finland
  • One to two years of work experience in taxation
  • A willingness to strive for outstanding performance and dedication to serve our most demanding clients with excellence
  • An analytical and goal-oriented way of working with a business-oriented mindset
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Proficiency in Finnish and English, both written and spoken

Why Borenius?

We offer you the opportunity to work as part of a great team on some of the most interesting and complex projects in the Finnish market. This means working with clients that value quality, personal attention, and business acumen. Our clients are distinguished buyers of legal services, and we are proud to be recognised as an elite team worthy of their trust in unique projects where experience truly matters.

We invest in your career growth through bespoke mentoring, coaching, and leadership programmes. We will provide you with further training and skills, mainly in the form of tailored in-house training modules and specialised courses that will enable you to become a leader in your field.

Our office is located on Eteläesplanadi in the heart of Helsinki, and we offer a flexible way of working with our hybrid work model.

Do you share our values?

Our core values are succeeding together, respecting others, and taking pride in our work. These are at the heart of our approach to work. We maintain a good work environment and celebrate our successes together by organising various social activities and get-togethers.

In addition to our commitment to applying our values in everything we do, our carefully selected pro bono partners and programmes reflect our commitment to promoting diversity and social inclusion. For example, we serve as the main partner of the Helsinki Pride Community and the Finnish Paralympic Committee.

You can learn more about us as an employer here.

Join our team now

Please submit your CV and application in English by 19 June 2024. We review applications on a rolling basis as they are submitted – the sooner you apply, the better. Please note that we may fill the available position before the end of the application period.

For additional information, please contact:
Partner Einari Karhu, tel. +358 50 377 1036
Partner Heikki Wahlroos, tel. +358 40 757 3351

We champion equality and inclusivity in all our practices and encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply. We welcome candidates of all ages, genders, cultural backgrounds, and minority groups.

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Additional information

Einari Karhu



Heikki Wahlroos