Trainee positions

Eager to work on a broad scale of assignments while having the support of friendly and welcoming colleagues? We are now looking for enthusiastic and talented law students to join us in spring or summer 2022.

How would your days look like?

At Avance, all trainees have the opportunity to work with similar tasks, whether they are at the beginning or end of their studies. Our trainees work closely with our lawyers gaining a comprehensive insight into a wide range of industries with a focus on corporate transactions, disputes and other projects. We provide our trainees with a tailor-made traineeship based on their personal situation and preferences.

Some of your tasks could be, for example:

  • Preparing trade register notifications
  • Drafting company minutes
  • Conducting legal due diligence
  • Managing data rooms
  • Translating documents
  • Filing documents to authorities
  • Participating in project calls
  • Taking care of our library
  • Assisting with general office tasks

Your tutor, other trainees and everyone at Avance is here to support you during your stay at Avance. You can find out more about us at and

Who are we looking for?

We welcome applications from first-year to final stage students. Fluency in both Finnish and English is a prerequisite.

Who are we?

Avance is an independent business law firm built on an open culture and a vision of providing legal services of the highest quality. At Avance, we work in an open and transparent way, encouraging collaboration and sharing expertise. Everyone, from junior to more experienced colleagues, is deeply involved in cases. This is how we ensure the passing on of knowledge and seamless teamwork. Our people are talented and we are passionate about our clients. Being friendly and respecting each other is a cornerstone for us.

How to apply?

Paragraaffi is assisting Avance in finding the most promising talent. Therefore, your application is received and reviewed by Paragraaffi and you may apply by sending your application with relevant attachments (CV, transcript of studies, matriculation examination certificate and high school diploma) by 19.9. through Paragraaffi’s recruitment portal. We will start the interviews already during the application period.

Should you have any questions related to the use of the recruitment portal you may contact Margareta Ronkainen (+358 50 471 5599, Suitable candidates will receive interview invitation directly from Avance and any inquiries related to the position should be directed to Avance’s HR Manager Edda van der Ende (+358 40 591 7632 or