Associate Trainee

Would you like to have the chance to apply your legal knowledge into practice in an area that interests and inspires you the most? The Krogerus Associate Trainee Programme is a four-month ride to experience the bustle of one of the largest law firms in Finland and a chance to grow your network.

At Krogerus, you can deepen your learning curve by working in a team of professionals as we are now hiring fifteen creative, resourceful and curious law students to join our associate trainee programme for the spring 2021. The traineeship is full-time and runs for four months in our Helsinki office starting in mid-January 2021.

What can you expect during your traineeship?

  • You'll get valuable insight on the practice group most interesting to you by assisting our lawyers in various client assignments
  • Your tasks include for example gathering information, drafting and reviewing documents as well as conducting legal research
  • We offer you tools to develop your skills through tutoring, feedback and various trainings
  • During the programme you receive systematic coaching and feedback to support your professional growth
  • Our culture supports mutual achievement in an easy-going teamwork environment
  • Not forgetting to have fun with your peers at social events and activities

What do we expect from you?

  • You are preferably close to graduation or have completed at least three years of legal studies 
  • We appreciate colleagues who enjoy working in a collaborative, team-based environment and are committed to helping our clients and colleagues
  • A self-starter mindset with a healthy dose of ambition, motivation and courage to develop as a professional
  • We value preciseness, resilience, solid analytical skills and an ability to communicate clearly
  • Ability to take responsibility and ownership over tasks
  • You work fluently both in Finnish and in English

What next?

Submit your application, CV and a transcript of records from your studies in English by 18 August. Describe in your application what drives you and which specific practice group you would like to join for the next spring and why. Get to know us and the practice groups we specialise on our website.

We will review all applications and invite approximately 30 applicants to join our Trainee Recruitment Day. The Recruitment Day consists of different individual and group assignments and during the day you have a unique opportunity to explore Krogerus as an employer! For more information, please contact

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Employment type: Fixed-term

Krogerus Attorneys Ltd

Every handshake is unique. So is every one of our lawyers. Law has always been—and always will be—a people’s business. That’s why we only employ the most talented, ambitious and genuine people. We all share one common goal: to find solutions to your issues through a modern, meaningful and effective process. We bring a bit of ourselves into everything we do. That’s what makes us us.

Our practice covers a broad spectrum of transactional, dispute resolution and regulatory matters. We are particularly apt at issues that pertain to the energy, finance, food and beverage, healthcare, real estate, technology and communications sectors. Global is our local — and vice-versa. We are regularly retained in some of the most challenging and high-profile assignments in the market.

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