The attorney client work is all about people. While we get to know our clients as well as the respected opponent, we also continuously surround ourselves with unique individuals who form the very core of our operations.

We find pragmatic and workable solutions for complex problems. Our key legal areas include M&A, Joint Ventures, Corporate and Commercial, Employment, Dispute Resolution and Arbitration. Our clients vary in size from small and medium-sized companies and family enterprises to international public companies.

We would like to welcome you to be part of our team during your traineeship. We are an effective, innovative and highly motivated team, and we always cheer for each other. Our atmosphere is easygoing, since in our office we believe that low hierarchy and a great teamwork helps all of us for better achievements together.

Trainee program

We are looking for trainees who are ambitious, talented, have fresh ideas and thirst for knowledge with good language and social skills.

Our mission is to offer our trainee versatile tasks in order to help you to learn as much as you can, since we understand that you thirst for the insight of your future profession. We see our trainees as a valued part of our team, and therefore the tasks you will be given, will always be connected to our ongoing, closing one´s as well as the new cases from our different fields. This ensures that you will not only be able to see, but you will also write, learn and contribute in much while directly benefiting the customer.

Having said that, we highly value your wellbeing while you work with us, which is why you don´t need to hesitate to ask for help if you get stuck. There is always someone to help you out, since we work as a team and we back each other. To us, being a lawyer is never a spurt but a marathon, therefore it is important to us that you will also enjoy working with us.

While we give you the opportunity to participate in much, we guarantee that in return you will learn even more.

As a trainee at Hästö & Co, your tasks will for example include:

– research and fact-finding

– drafting judicial memos and other documents

– assisting our lawyers in different assignments

– judicial translations

– various office routines


Our traineeships are typically full-time and normally last four months. We accept applications via e-mail

Basic Information

Revenue 1.7 MEUR (2019)

Amount of personnel 13

​We employ students in Helsinki


We recruit 1-4 students on an annual basis

We recruit ~1 legal professional on an annual basis

We accept written applications and video applications

We arrange 1 interview round

We accept open applications at


What kind of experience do you expect from the candidates?
We require at least a basic understanding of the different branches of law. In other words, we are looking for applicants who are past their bachelor’s studies. Bachelor’s thesis can either be underway or already done.

Required or favored languages
Excellent Finnish and English, Swedish and other languages will be considered as an advantage

What kind of value do you put on grades?
While good grades gives an insight to the level of knowledge in our field, we value also other experience and therefore it is the person, who´s motivation, enthusiasm and personality counts the most.

What else do you value in an employee?
Entrepreneurial mindset, enthusiasm, thirst for knowledge and a will to work as a part of a team.


Students are employed for fixed-term.

Our compensation level follows the recommendations of the Association of Finnish Lawyers.

Working with us

Henry Firtser

“Working as a trainee at Hästö & Co was awesome. The assignments were interesting, challenging and very varying. In addition to supporting and motivating working environment, the trainees really have a shot at deepen their knowledge on different fields of law. I can sincerely recommend!”

Tuomas Rudanko

“At Hästö & Co, you feel home from the day one. In addition, challenging assignments and varying responsibilities ensure that you will most certainly develop as a future lawyer. Truly recommended.”

Kirsikka Lukkarinen

“The atmosphere at Hästö & Co is genuinely supportive and everyone really wants you to learn continuously, therefore I got to experience interesting assignments on daily basis. During my traineeship I was presented the opportunity to continue working as associate upon graduation. The decision to stay at Hästö & Co was very easy.”

More information

Tiina Pasanen
046 923 22 32

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