Capital Markets Lawyer and Financial Regulation Lawyer

The world is constantly changing, and so are the expectations clients have of law firms. At Castrén & Snellman, we want to genuinely understand our clients’ business challenges beyond just the law and help our clients navigate the changing world. That is why we look for experts who have the spark to work towards this goal and a flexible mind that is always open to learning something new.

Do you have that spark? We are now hiring a


Do you want to join our team? We serve our clients as a creative partner with strategic business acumen and a strong track record as a forerunner in the shifting finance market and regulatory landscape. Our key services are financial regulation and compliance, transactions in the financial sector, public M&A and debt capital markets. We are constantly renewing ourselves, and our services also include legal advice relating to Fintech and impact investing.

We offer excellent development and training opportunities as well as competitive benefits. Castrén  & Snellman is a full service business law firm, so you will also have the opportunity to expand your expertise into other areas of business law according to your interests.

Our day-to-day work at Castrén & Snellman is guided by our values: confidence, respect, the spark, and productive balance.

We are looking for two new lawyers to join our team. For the capital markets lawyer position, we do not require that you have prior experience working as a capital markets expert, but we do expect you to have a burning desire to develop into an expert in the best team in the field. You might have just graduated or maybe are putting the finishing touches on your degree. For the financial regulation lawyer position, we would like you to have experience of working in the capital markets field.

If you are a self-motivated team player, have no trouble getting along with other people and feel that our firm’s values are a match for your own, you might be the person we are looking for. We appreciate a hard-working, practical and efficient approach to work as well as excellent Finnish and English skills. Other language skills, particularly Swedish, are a plus.

Send us your application as soon as possible, but no later than on 22 October 2017. For more information on the position and on Castrén & Snellman as an employer, please see our website at or contact Partner Merja Kivelä (020 7765 405 or or Partner Janne Lauha (020 7765 419 or ).

We are:

  • a straightforward and reliable partner in all areas of business law
  • a respected law firm of over 260 people with offices in Helsinki, Moscow and St Petersburg and a global network of partner firms
  • a forerunner in our field 
  • a work community with strong values, encapsulated in the ‘Castrén Spirit’
  • a firm with satisfied employees and a desirable employer


If you think that Castrén & Snellman could be right for you, fill out our application form and tell us about yourself. If we don’t have your dream job open right now send us an open application.

We read every application we get and use video interviews to get a better picture of you. In the video interview, you film yourself answering a few questions that we will send you by e-mail. You will have 2–4 days to make your video.

We will invite some applicants to a face-to-face interview at our offices. At this stage, you will be interviewed by your potential new supervisor, a member of our HR team and sometimes another possible future colleague. There may be more than one round of interviews.

If you are applying for a permanent position, an aptitude test run by Mercuri Urval will be a part of the recruitment process. We have worked with Mercuri Urval for many years, and their test supplements and deepens the information from the interview. You will also get a link to an English test for general language skills, which will be taken into account in the recruiting process.

We will let all applicants know the results of the recruitment process either over the phone or via e-mail.

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