Reasons to join the Association

• Support with employment relationship issues: concluding and interpretation of employment and service contracts, along with their negotiation and monitoring
• The legal expenses insurance, protection in employment and service relationship matters
• Services for entrepreneurs and self-employed professionals
• A comprehensive range of discounts, with new ones sought based on feedback from members
• Lakimieskalenteri, Lakimiesuutiset, LakimiesUra – calendar, news and career services for lawyers, concrete and useful benefits and services, which members can use free of charge
• LakimiesRekrytointi recruitment service – the best job positions for lawyers, free of charge for both employers and job seekers
• Scholarships and grants
• Fun events and high-quality training

To join The Association You must have law studies completed abroad that are comparable, in terms of level and scope, to a Master of Laws degree (OTM degree) completed in Finland (180 credits/3 years Bachelor of Laws + 120 credit/2 years Master of Laws).

You can join using 

Please enclose with the application copies of the following documents:

  • Certificates of all your law education degrees and/or professional qualifications and other documents specifying the content of law studies
  • (if You have): A decision on recognition of your degree as comparable to a Finnish Master of Laws degree (given by Finnish National Agency for Education)

(read more information about decision on recognition of degree)

Finnish national board of education web-pages: Recognition and international comparability of qualifications