Trainee lawyer (m/f/d) in commercial law (Anwalts- oder Wahlstation im Referendariat)

Freudenberg & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft

Freudenberg is a global technology group – innovation, a strong customer focus, diversity and team spirit have been the cornerstones of our success for over 170 years. Together with our partners, customers and the world of science, we develop leading-edge technologies, and excellent products and services for about 40 markets and for thousands of applications: seals, vibration control components, batteries and fuel cells, technical textiles, filters, cleaning technologies and products, specialty chemicals and medical products. In 2021, the Freudenberg Group employed some 50,000 people in 60 countries worldwide and generated sales of over 10 billion euros.

Hybrid Work

You support our team as

Trainee lawyer (m/f/d) in commercial law (Anwalts- oder Wahlstation im Referendariat)


  • We offer a training position to interested trainee lawyers (Referendare) in the Corporate Legal Department during their internship period, (from 3 to 6 months)
  • You will support the in-house lawyers by actively working in the areas of general business law, contract law and corporate law
  • You will prepare expert opinions and statements on your own responsibility
  • You participate in negotiations with clients and business partners
  • Please indicate the period in which you would like to complete the traineeship


  • Your main field of study or interest in the area of commercial law
  • Completed first German state examination, at least with the grade "satisfactory” (befriedigend)
  • Very good knowledge of English (preferably gained abroad)
  • Cooperation on (usually) 4 days a week
  • Good understanding of economic and legal contexts
  • Confident handling of MS-Office
  • Sociability, commitment and independence

Some of your Benefits

  • Easily reachable: Easy, low-stress access by car or public transport
  • Cafeteria/Canteen: Fresh food on-site, both hot and cold
  • Flexible work arrangements: Opportunities for flex hours and/or remote work to maximize performance satisfaction
  • Diversity & Inclusion: Enter a diversity-driven world of innovation
  • Sustainability / Community service: Making a difference with sustainability, community service

The Freudenberg Group is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion. Employment opportunities are available to all applicants and associates without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, protected military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.