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Trainee, Legal

About the role

Are you a highly-motivated law student excited about the unique prospect of working as part of the global legal team of a large listed company? If your answer is 'yes', then you might just be the one we are looking for! As legal trainee at Fortum, you will support our global legal team and other stakeholders in a variety of different assignments ranging from reviewing contracts to conducting legal research and providing general legal support, also depending on your own interests and previous experience. We offer you a diverse job in a challenging and rewarding working environment with constant support from highly-skilled 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 towards the end of February 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 a law student currently at least past the mid-stage of your 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 attention to detail;
  • you have a positive can-do attitude and you are not afraid of working independently; 
  • previous work experience gained at a law firm and/or as part of a company legal team is considered an asset.


Please submit your application (with a transcript of your studies) via our online recruitment tool by Thursday 9 December 2021 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, please contact Legal Counsel Anni Savelius, e-mail:, 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. 

At Fortum we drive change where it matters. We are a European energy company providing our customers with electricity, gas, heating and cooling as well as smart solutions to improve resource efficiency. Together with our subsidiary Uniper, we are the third largest producer of CO2-free electricity in Europe. With around 20,000 professionals and activities in more than 40 countries, we have the competence and resources to grow and to drive the energy transition forward. We strive to make an impact through a culture of open leadership, curiosity and continuous improvement. Do you want to take an active role for a cleaner world? Come lead the change with us! 

Trainee, Legal


Julkaistu 01.12.2021

Yrityksen liikevaihto: 
Yli 100 000 000 €

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