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Trainee, Legal



About the role

Are you a highly-motivated and ambitious law student interested in working as part of the global legal team of a publicly listed international company? If your answer is 'yes', then you might be exactly the one we are looking for.

As legal trainee at Fortum, you will support our legal team and also other stakeholders in a variety of different assignments ranging from reviewing contracts to conducting legal research and providing general day-to-day legal support, also depending on your personal interests and previous work experience. We offer you a diverse job in a challenging and rewarding working environment with strong support from experienced colleagues.

You will be based in our company headquarters in Espoo. This is a full-time traineeship for a fixed period of 6-7 months. We hope you will be able to start your traineeship with us in mid-August 2022.

Why Fortum?

With us, you can take an active role in driving the change for a cleaner world. To reach our goals, we embrace a culture of openness. With mutual trust, believing in people, and taking care of everyone's wellbeing, can we reach even better results. Flexibility is the new normal and we apply hybrid way of working wherever possible.

For you, working at Fortum means exciting opportunities to develop your expertise and create a unique career path. We will support you on this journey. We believe diversity and inclusion inspire all of us to innovate and grow together. Therefore, we are committed to building teams where everyone feels included and is treated equally. 

What we are looking for

You are currently a law student who is preferably at the final stages, or at least past the mid-stage of the studies at a Finnish law school, or you can otherwise demonstrate solid knowledge of Finnish laws and the legal system. Kindly note that our trainee program is aimed at law students who have not completed their master's degree yet. In addition: 

  • you have an excellent command of Finnish and English (both written and spoken), and good communication skills in general; 
  • you are quick to grasp the overall picture and to analyse new information;
  • you have ability to take initiative and attention to detail;
  • you have a positive can-do attitude and are not afraid of working independently;
  • previous work experience gained at a law firm and/or as part of a company in-house legal team is considered an asset.


Please submit your application (with a transcript of your studies) via our online recruitment tool by Thursday 26 May 2022 at the latest. We will fill the position as soon as we have found the suitable person. If you would like to hear more about the position, kindly contact Legal Counsel Anni Savelius, email:, or tel. 0504536365.

Please note that in order to be selected to the position, the candidate must go through background clearance and health examination including drug testing. 


Fortum and Uniper form a European energy group committed to enabling a successful transition to carbon neutrality for everyone. Our 50 gigawatts of power generating capacity, substantial gas import and storage operations, and our global energy trading business enable us to provide Europe and other regions with a reliable supply of low-carbon energy. We are already Europe’s third largest producer of CO2-free electricity, and our growth businesses focus on clean power, low-carbon energy, and the infrastructure for tomorrow’s hydrogen economy. In addition, we design solutions that help companies and cities reduce their environmental footprint. Our 20,000 professionals and operations in 40 countries give us the skills, resources, and reach to empower the energy evolution toward a cleaner world.; 

Trainee, Legal

Määräaikainen ja projektityö, Harjoittelija

Julkaistu 13.05.2022

Yrityksen liikevaihto: 
Yli 100 000 000 €

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