Legal Trainee – Sweden and Finland

March 17, 2023
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BNP Paribas is a European leader in banking and financial services, with a significant and growing international presence. The Group has one of the largest international banking networks, a presence in 72 countries and over 200 000 employees. The Group has two main business areas: Corporate & Institutional Banking and Retail Banking & Services and is recognized as a market leader in each of these areas.

Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB) provides its clients with financing, advisory and capital market services. It is a globally recognized leader in many areas of expertise including among others structured financing and derivatives across a variety of asset classes. CIB also has a solid corporate advisory franchise in Europe and Asia. CIB is present in each of the Nordic countries, together with representation by Alfred Berg, Cardif, Arval, BNP Paribas Factor, BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions, Ekspres Bank, SevenDay Bank and BNP Paribas Exane.

We are currently looking for a

Legal Trainee – Sweden and Finland

The Team

This role is as Legal Trainee within the Swedish/Finnish Legal Team consisting of three lawyers, headed by the Head of Legal Sweden and Finland and located on Blasieholmen in Stockholm.

The Swedish legal team provides legal advice to the various business lines within CIB in Sweden and Finland. The team also assists BNP Paribas business globally with transactions and legal issues relating to the Swedish and Finnish markets. Consequently, this role will be working closely with the Nordic legal team as well as colleagues in BNP Paribas offices across the globe.

Job description

This role will be assisting the Swedish legal team in their daily work, including amongst other things:

  1. Assisting with review/drafting of legal documentation;
  2. Assisting with answering of general legal questions both from local business and from the rest of the BNPP Group; and
  3. Regulatory Watch – tracking and reviewing updated/new regulations applicable to the BNPP Group.


For this role, the successful candidate should:

  • Be at least in their second year of law school;
  • Have an already established interest for financial markets/banking/corporate law;
  • Be fluent in a Scandinavian language and English; and
  • Have an open mind, take responsibility for assignments and be able and willing to work independently.

Working Hours

40%. Flexible around winter/summer holidays and exams.



Please include information on availability, limitations in terms of length of contract (e.g. planned student exchange, long-term travel etc.)

As the Bank for a changing world, we truly believe that promoting diversity makes it better.

It helps us as well to better serve our customers and communities from every background. As a global bank we want to welcome and retain all talents. Empower them to prosper in an inclusive workplace, regardless of gender identity, age, origin, beliefs or sexual orientation, and irrespective of whether or not they are living with a disability,  as each of them have their own experience and identity.

Join us and bring your full self to work!