Legal Trainee

Paralegals

Job Reference

2200019Y

Function

Paralegals

Category

Early Careers

Location

Helsinki, Finland

Schedule

Full-time

The role

Share our vision, shape your future!

Trainee Programme

We want to give you an insight into what DLA Piper is like and what it is to work in a first-class law firm! You will have the possibility to get familiar with a broad range of interesting cases and projects. Our trainees assist our lawyers in their daily work in all our practice groups (Corporate, Restrucuring, Litigation and Regulatory, Employment, Tax, Real Estate, Finance & Projects and IPT). Are you one of our next trainees?

Your Experience & Qualifications

  • Ideally, you are a 4th or 5th year law student
  • You have good understanding of the Finnish legal system
  • You are excited to learn across different practice groups
  • You have excellent social skills and full fluency in Finnish and English language
  • You are service minded; you would not mind working under pressure or in a hectic environment
  • You are willing to commit yourself to a full-time, four-month fixed-term traineeship
  • Most importantly, you share our vision and values and would love to work with us in an international atmosphere.

What we offer

We will offer you a truly international environment during your four-month trainee period. Among an assigned personal tutor as your support, you will have great colleagues and a warm-hearted work society! Your duties are very similar to those of freshly graduated lawyers, eg. legal research, translations and drafting various documents, and contacting authorities. All trainees are welcome to participate in professional training events and other events organized by DLA Piper Helsinki.


By the end of your Trainee Programme, you will have a clearer understanding of where your talents and interests lie. The experience you'll have gained - and the networks you'll have nurtured - will provide a strong foundation for your future career!

Next Steps

If you feel that this could be your chance to work in a dynamic, diverse, and encouraging environment, please do apply! We are looking forward to hearing from you soon!

We are currently recruiting trainees for the trainee periods starting on 3 April and 1 June.

Our Trainee Programme application period is now open until 12 October 2022. If you would like more information on the Trainee Programme before submitting your application online, please contact our Partner, Riikka Autio (M: +358 50 344 6582 E: riikka.autio@fi.dlapiper.com)

Did you know?

We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to our clients. We achieve this through offering practical and innovative legal solutions across our platform of practices and sectors. Our continued success as an employer relies on our ability to provide a supportive, inclusive and a motivating environment where everyone has a role to play in supporting the delivery of outstanding service to our clients.

Our People, Culture & Values

Our people are the soul of our firm. Our culture derives from our corporate values and our different personalities. For us diversity is a unique blend of talents, skills, experiences, and perspectives that makes each of us an individual. We maintain an open, resilient, and transparent culture. Our aim is to build an inclusive and supportive culture where all our people feel they belong and can achieve their best. We value and support each other. We are accessible. Our values consist of:

Be Supportive - we care about others, value diversity and act thoughtfully
Be Collaborative - we give, we share, and we join in
Be Bold - we stand tall and challenge ourselves to think big
Be Exceptional - we exceed standards and expectations

DLA Piper is committed to promoting inclusive practices and values diversity in perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds.