Hannes Snellman is a law firm with 400 outstanding professionals based in Finland and Sweden. With us you will be part of the team from day one. You get to work with sharp-minded professionals and deliver legal solutions that matter and that help our clients achieve their goals. We foster a caring culture where our team of dedicated professionals can feel empowered to thrive. For more information, please visit our website.

We offer empowering careers to law students throughout their studies and lawyers of different seniorities with different backgrounds. See our open positions at the bottom of this page.

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Opportunities for Students

Office Support Trainee

As an Office Support trainee your job will be to take care of practical matters involved with the daily “running” of the office. An ideal candidate is a first or second year law student.

 

KM Trainee

As a KM trainee you will be assisting in our library and helping our lawyers in research and fact-finding. An ideal candidate would be a third or fourth-year law student.

Tech Trainee

As a tech trainee, your job will be to assist our lawyers and support teams in legal tech projects. The tasks will vary but might include, for example, document automation, legal technology landscape follow-up, co-organising innovation-related events and technology-related training, and assisting in building queries and searches. An ideal candidate would be a third or fourth-year law student.

 

Associate Trainee

As an Associate Trainee you will have an outstanding opportunity to join our firm for a fixed 4-month period to familiarise yourself with the versatile profession of an attorney. An ideal candidate is a law student who has completed at least 150 study credits before applying.

Hannes and Nordea’s Joint Trainee Programme

One or more of our associate trainees will get to go on a one-month internship to Nordea after their traineeship with us. The internship at Nordea will offer an excellent opportunity to see what it is like to work as an in-house lawyer in the biggest bank of the Nordic countries.

Thesis Trainee

Our Thesis Trainees are offered the opportunity to write their master thesis in an atmosphere of expertise and professionalism.

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Open Applications

Today’s successful recruits are tomorrow’s firm. If you want to join our team, please visit the “Join Us” section on our website to see all open positions. If no suitable position is currently available, you can also send us an open application. Read more!

Basic Information

Revenue 62.8 million.

Number of personnel 400.

​We employ students in Helsinki and Stockholm.

Candidates

What kind of experience do you expect from the candidates?
We do not have any specific requirements regarding experience. We emphasise a candidate’s potential more than previous experience.

Required or favoured languages
Fluency in Finnish and English is required.​

What kind of value do you put on grades?
We value academic success in the fields that are relevant to the position.

What else do you value in an employee?
We value ambitious law students with a genuine interest in business law, and an eagerness to learn. We look for committed and service-oriented law students who want to get an invaluable insight into the work of a Nordic law firm. In addition, we appreciate active participation in extra-curricular and international activities.

Recruitment

We recruit 80-85 students on an annual basis.

We recruit 15-25 legal professionals on an annual basis.

​We arrange one interview round in trainee recruitments.

​We accept written applications here.

Employment

Students are employed for a fixed term.

Our benefits include lunch benefit (lounasetu), sport and cultural benefit (virike-etu) and employer-subsidised commuter ticket (työsuhdematkaetu).

We pay wage recommended by the Association of Finnish Lawyers.

We offer our employees a thorough orientation as well as further training at Hannes Academy.

We also organise a variety of internal events for all employees as well as events specifically aimed at trainees. We offer tutoring and mentoring and have a structured feedback system. For recreation, we have a gym at the office and we regularly get to enjoy activities organised by our activities club Avocados. To learn more, please visit hannessnellman.com/careers

Contact Us

Sara Saukkonen
HR Business Specialist

Tel. +358 9 2288 4445 | Mobile +358 40 777 8601
sara.saukkonen@hannessnellman.com

Jessica Riipi
HR Assistant

Mobile +358 40 764 0418
jessica.riipi@hannessnellman.com