Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd - Associate Trainees Spring and Summer 2020
Associate Trainees Spring and Summer 2020
Hannes Snellman is a top-tier Nordic law firm with 300 outstanding lawyers and other professionals based in Finland and Sweden. We advise leading international and local corporations across all business sectors. In addition to unique assignments, we offer our employees an opportunity to work with sharp-minded professionals in an atmosphere of inclusiveness. We aim to be involved in the most challenging and exciting assignments, and thereby attract and retain the most talented people. Today’s successful recruits are tomorrow’s firm. For more information, please visit our Careers site.
What We Are Looking For
Are you a law student in the final years of your studies? Do you wish to gain invaluable work experience in a Nordic law firm? If so, then we think you will fit in perfectly with us. We are looking for our next associate trainees, and our ideal candidate would be a committed law student who has completed at least 150 study credits before applying. We hope you are ambitious, genuinely interested in business law, and fluent in English and Finnish.
Your tasks will include carrying out research, gathering information and preparing draft documentation, and you will work full-time for a fixed period of four months in one of our practice groups: M&A, Finance, Real Estate, Tax, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Competition & Procurement or IP & Technology.
We are now welcoming applications for the spring 2020 period starting on 7 January 2020 as well as summer 2020 period starting on 11 May 2020.
What You Will Get
“My traineeship at Hannes Snellman has provided me with a hands-on experience of the international business law scheme. I have been presented with the opportunity to be involved in several large projects and this has enabled me to develop as a young legal professional. I have felt right at home since the beginning of my traineeship, mostly attributable to the warm atmosphere and exceptional professionals I have the privilege of working with daily. It has truly amazed me how much one can learn in a matter of months!”
–Spring 2019 Associate Trainee
As an associate trainee, you will have an excellent opportunity to familiarise yourself with the versatile profession of an attorney. For us, it is important that you feel welcome and included at Hannes Snellman and have an opportunity to thrive on a professional level. Before diving into your duties, you will participate in a comprehensive orientation. You will also have an assigned tutor within the work community. During your time at Hannes Snellman, you are welcomed to take part in our mentoring breakfasts, trainee evenings and Hannes Academy trainings on various legal and professional subjects. Most importantly, you will experience what it would be like to work as a newly qualified associate lawyer in a Nordic law firm, since the work descriptions of an associate trainee and a newly qualified associate lawyer are similar. To learn more about what it is like to work at Hannes Snellman, please go read our former trainees' thoughts here.
Please submit your application, CV, and relevant certificates, i.e. high school and matriculation examination diplomas as well as a transcript of your studies by 19 September 2019 at the latest. We will interview candidates on a rolling basis throughout the application period, so we encourage you to send your application in as soon as possible.
Remember to write your application and CV in English and to include your preferred practice group (M&A, Finance, Dispute Resolution, Real Estate, Tax, Employment, IP & Technology and Competition & Procurement) as well as your preferred starting time (spring or summer) in your application.
If you have any questions about the position or applying, do not hesitate to contact Sara Tyynysniemi either by e-mail (email@example.com) or telephone (+358 9 2288 4445).
To learn more about Hannes Snellman, please visit our Careers site.