Are you ready to grow and develop both personally and professionally?

Training: We invest in learning by providing new employees with extensive induction training and by offering all of our employees high-quality training programmes to support their personal career path and development as a professional.

Support for professional growth: You will be surrounded by a team of professionals that will help you to discover a fresh approach and new working methods. If you are open-minded and ready to work as part of a tight-knit team, you can easily relate to our vision.

Opportunities: Our trainee programmes prepare students for duties handled by junior lawyers and provide excellent work experience and references for future challenges.

Borenius FAQ – Your guide to our trainee programmes

Would you like to know more about working at Borenius? Our current Trainees and Associates have now covered the most frequently asked questions in terms of our trainee programmes.

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JUNIOR TRAINEE

  • For law students at the early stage of their studies, typically first/second-year law students
  • Part-time work, 1–3 days per week

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KM TRAINEE

  • For third/fourth-year law students (a minimum of 160 study credits required)
  • Part-time work 2–3 days per week, which gives you the possibility to finalize your studies

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ASSOCIATE TRAINEE

  • For students who are finalising their studies
  • Full day job for a fixed period of six months with two starting dates, March and September
  • As an associate trainee you can concentrate on a particular field of law that interests you the most, working closely with one of our teams

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THESIS TRAINEE

  • For students finalising their studies
  • Primarily intended for our Associate Trainees
  • Excellent opportunity to draw upon the expertise of our professionals

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STUDENTS

Experience: It is important for students to gain work experience in the field as early as possible and to create contacts for the future. Through our Trainee Programmes you will experience working at one of the largest and most experienced law firms in Finland.

Flexibility: Our trainees especially appreciate the opportunity to combine hands-on experience with academics at an early stage in their studies. Our Associate Trainee Programme, which is aimed at more advanced students, supports law students’ smooth transition to working life. We welcome dozens of students to our team annually.

Student collaboration: We are continuously looking for opportunities to expand our cooperation with students and student organisations. We arrange, for example, events for students, such as office excursions, seminars, and workshops at universities across Finland.

 

Read more on our website: www.borenius.com/careers/students

Associate Tuomas Tuominen
Associate Trainee in 2018
Thesis Trainee in 2019 

“I have received great advice and support from my tutor and other lawyers during my writing process. In addition, access to the office’s extensive library and databases has been a real lifesaver as all the information I could ever need is always at my fingertips.”

Associate Suvi Hyvärinen
Associate Trainee in 2017
Thesis Trainee in 2018

“Associate Trainees get an excellent opportunity to contribute to real client work as equal members of the team. During my traineeship, I was given responsibilities and the chance to experience what an M&A lawyer does in practice. Transitioning to an associate position after my traineeship ended felt very natural.”

Associate Olli Isoaho
2015 Junior Trainee
2017 Insolvency Trainee
2019 Associate Trainee

Working during your studies is one of the best ways to learn how to apply your academic knowledge in actual business life.

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Revenue EUR 40 million

  • Number of people 200.

  • Our trainees work in Helsinki, but we also have offices in Tampere, St. Petersburg, London and New York

  • We are defined by our values – succeeding together, respecting others, and taking pride in our work. These are at the heart of our approach to work. We foster a culture of respect within our organisation, which we embrace and demonstrate in our dealings with clients, business partners and the community as a whole. Our carefully selected pro bono partners and programmes further reflect our commitment to promoting diversity and social inclusion. These allow us to give back to society while maximising the positive impact of our employees’ legal expertise.

RECRUITMENT

  • We recruit
    • 6 first or second-year students on an annual basis.
    • advanced students on an annual basis.
    • 30 soon-to-graduate students on an annual basis.
    • 20 legal professionals on an annual basis.
  • We arrange interview rounds.
  • We run several recruitment rounds each year but you can always send us an open application: apply.

CANDIDATES

What kind of experience do you expect candidates to have?
We value previous work experience in the field, but it is not a requirement.

Do you require any specific language skills?
We require excellent skills in English and Finnish. Swedish skills are considered a strong asset.

What kind of emphasis do you put on grades?
We value academic success, but always consider each candidate and application as a whole and take all skills, assets and merits into account. 

What else do you look for in an employee?
Our core values are succeeding together, respecting others and taking pride in our work. We are an organisation that values innovativeness and independency. If you are open-minded and ready to work together as part of a tight-knit team, you can easily relate to our vision.

EMPLOYMENT

Students are employed for a fixed-term period.

Our benefits include lunch vouchers as well as sports and culture vouchers. We offer all our employees high-quality training programmes to support their personal career path and development as a professional.

We pay a salary that is recommended by the Association of Finnish Lawyers.

Juristin arkkityyppi – Millainen juristin pitää olla?

Jaksossa pohditaan juristin ominaisuuksia, monimuotoisuutta ja kulttuurin johtamista asianajomaailmassa. Vieraana Borenius Asianajotoimiston Managing Partner Casper Herler.

Korona ja työelämä

Korona määritti vuotta 2020, mikä on näkynyt vahvasti myös työelämässä ja perinteiset työntekotavat kokivatkin suuren muutoksen etätöihin siirtymisen myötä. Isot officet vaihtuivat kotitoimistoihin ja pellavahaarniskat huppareihin. Toimintaympäristön muuttuminen on myös vaatinut uusien toimintatapojen omaksumista. Miten korona käytännössä vaikutti juristien toimintatapoihin ja miltä tulevaisuus näyttää? Aiheeseen perehdytään yhdessä Borenius Asianajotoimiston General Counsel Niko Jakobssonin kanssa.

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Human Resources Director

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