Hey, you look like you might be our new  Senior Legal Trainee


Helsinki, Finland


Role background

Are you a law student in the final stages of your studies looking to gain further work experience before graduating? Does being part of the legal function in a global tech company make you excited? If this is the case, then this position might be just for you.

Wolt is hiring a Senior Trainee to join Wolt’s global legal team in Helsinki to assist our lawyers in a wide range of commercial, regulatory and corporate matters across our 27 countries. This is an ideal opportunity for someone excited about learning from and supporting any legal-related tasks that we handle at Wolt.

We’re looking for someone who’s not afraid of digging into different kinds of legal issues and understands the Wolt way of doing things – a problem solver and a solution-oriented business enabler. Our ideal team member is flexible, and dynamic and proactively gets things done. We also appreciate the quick thinking and a can-do attitude of rolling up one’s sleeves and getting to work, no matter the task. We expect you to already have some work experience in the legal fields relevant to the role. 

The role is fixed-term with a starting date as soon as possible and until year-end. The role is optimally full-time, but outside of the summer months ~May-August we are willing to also consider part-time work. 

What you’ll be doing?

You would be supporting Wolt’s in-house lawyers with a variety of topics such as:

  • Review of various types of agreements, e.g. NDAs, data protection agreements and commercial agreements, with the help of our contracting guidelines;
  • Helping with various development-related tasks such as developing our ways of working with external law firms including engagement letter management, thinking of best ways to organize our digital legal archives, developing legal team materials etc.;
  • Assisting with corporate topics like subsidiary management;
  • Conducting legal research related to regulatory topics concerning e-commerce, marketing, privacy, consumer protection and product safety;
  • Coordinating outsourced legal advice with our network of global external law firms;
  • Assisting in privacy risk assessments and data protection impact assessments and supporting in data protection incident management and investigations;
  • Helping to review various legal-related translations;
  • Supporting with compliance-related topics;
  • Assisting with contract template development and bringing our contracting processes and template management to the next level.

Our humble expectations

  • You are a law student close to graduation and with a good academic record.
  • You’ve already gained some work experience alongside your studies from a reputable law firm and/or the legal department of an international company
  • Knowledge and practical experience in at least some of the relevant legal areas, such as commercial and contract-related legal matters, e-commerce, privacy, marketing, corporate law, employment law or consumer protection
  • Excellent IT skills
  • You are solutions-driven with a can-do attitude
  • Ability to take ownership and manage multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining focus on the right priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Quick thinking and the type of person who rolls up their sleeves and gets to work, no matter the task
  • You can work on-site at our office in Helsinki
  • Fluent in English

Next steps

If you are excited about working in a high-growth environment, taking ownership of things you care about, and being part of an ambitious group of professionals, then click below to apply and get the conversation going!

You will fit into a truly diverse team across 27 countries - what really matters to us is a caring and welcoming environment where we embrace uniqueness and celebrate diversity. Experience a company culture where we work on eye level, decisions are made quickly and knowledge sharing, as well as mentoring, is on our daily agenda.

If you have any further questions about the position, you can turn to:

Enrica Testa, Senior Talent Acqusition Partner at enrica.testa@wolt.com

Please note that we do not accept applications sent by mail. You should submit your application in English through our careers website!

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