By participating in Merilampi’s trainee programs, you will gain valuable experience and insight into the day-to-day work of a lawyer. We recruit talented and ambitious law students to our trainee programs to learn by doing and develop towards becoming lawyers. Read more about our trainee programs and send in your application for the position of Trainee or Junior Trainee!

As a trainee, you will work with different practice groups and assist in interesting and challenging projects. You will be at the heart of a law firm and learn from highly respected experts from our different practices. Hierarchy is very low in our firm, and as a trainee you can expect to also receive tasks directly from our partners.

Our trainee programs are easy to accommodate with your studies and exams, because work shifts are agreed on by trainees making schedules flexible. Our trainees are also provided with our competitive fringe benefits.

Trainee-program

As a Trainee, you will have an important role assisting our lawyers. You will assist in drafting contracts and other legal documents. You will search for information, translate and research in various projects. You will follow legislation and legislative changes and their impacts on our and our clients’ work.

  • Duration of the trainee period is 9–12 months
  • Trainee period begins in either August/September or January
  • Trainees work 2–3 days a week

Our Trainee program is designed for law students nearing the end of their studies. You are well suited to work as a Trainee in our team if you have an ambitious attitude and you are willing to show your skills. This position requires strong skills in oral and written Finnish and English. Other language skills and previous experience from law firms are also assets.

Trainees

Junior Trainee -program

Junior Trainees have an important role in the daily routines of our law firm. As a Junior Trainee, your work includes office and courier tasks and, as experience is gained, assisting in researching. You will also have an opportunity to familiarise yourself with our client work by helping at reception.

  • Duration of the trainee period is approximately 12 months
  • Trainee period begins in either August/September or January
  • Junior Trainees work 2–3 days a week

You can apply to our Junior Trainee program in the early stages of your studies. This position requires an active attitude, attention to detail, reliability and strong skills in oral and written Finnish and English.

Junior Trainees

  • Aura Häikiö
  • Roosa Hämäläinen
  • Roosa Järvi
  • Antti Muranen
  • Santeri Nieminen
  • Milja Sunikka