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Speculative Application Legal Trainee (f/m/d)

We are 50Hertz: over 1,200 people who bear responsibility for the extra-high voltage electricity grid in the north and east of Germany and beyond in the European network. With this task, we take on a moderating role in the realisation of the energy turnaround, especially since our grid area achieves peak values in the feed-in of renewable energy compared to the rest of the world.

As a Legal Trainee (f/m/d), you will be involved in all fields of activity of the legal department of a transmission system operator and will thus have the opportunity to get to know the extensive field of activity of an in-house lawyer for at least three months.

Your tasks:


  • Dealing with exciting legal issues, particularly in the areas of energy industry, contract law, public procurement law, corporate law, real estate law, planning law and environmental law, also with an international focus,
  • Involvement in the supervision / support and accompaniment of administrative and court proceedings as well as contract negotiations,
  • Participation in internal meetings with the non-legal departments.

Your competence profile:


  • Completed first state examination in law with above-average success,
  • Independent, structured and precise way of working as well as result-oriented way of thinking,
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team,
  • Interest in economic contexts,
  • Confident knowledge in the use of MS-Office (Word and PowerPoint),
  • Very good knowledge of German (C2) and English (C1) (business fluent), both written and spoken,
  • Basic knowledge of the named areas of law make your application particularly interesting for us.

Our offer:


  • Challenging tasks in a collegial, interdisciplinary and partly international environment,
  • The opportunity to quickly take on responsibility and try out your strengths in practice,
  • The chance to gain insight into the practical work of a corporate legal department,
  • The opportunity to get to know a growing company in the energy sector from the inside,
  • A fair salary with flexible working hours (up to 37 hours a week),
  • ... and a workplace in the heart of Berlin, right next to the main railway station. 

50Hertz Transmission GmbH – a company of the European Elia Group

Human Resources, Hannah Grace Grandinger, work@50hertz.com