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Global Graduate Trainee Program - Legal


Global Graduate Trainee – Legal Track


Our Graduate Trainee Program will inspire you and challenge you… Come join our rapidly growing, global team!



The goal of our program is to prepare the path for talented, passionate professionals towards future leading roles within our company. Our long-term aim is to build Puratos’ global management pipeline, as a key element of our competitive foundation for great global talent.

Each Graduate Trainee will be assigned to an expert Mentor, who will ensure you receive all the continuous support and training you will need to be successful during your 3 annual rotations making up our program, as well as moving into your first exciting role within Puratos as you move from your Graduate Traineeship into the rest of your career within our global business.


Over the course of our 3 year Graduate Trainee program (Permanent Contract), you will have the opportunity to take part in 3 annual rotations within our Legal departments in Belgium and internationally. In this traineeship, you will work with the global HQ Legal team, then also collaborate with the international Markets lawyers, and Local Lawyers (regions to be confirmed). You will take responsibilities within the team and our company and give counsil to our different departments and affiliates around the globe. With your talent and knowledge, you will be handling legal projects and legal disputes but also be involved in the continuous improvement of our processes through projects such as the digitalization of our legal tools.

Through the time, you will be managing and coordinating the legal aspects of your dedicated market and ensure the adequate compliance and legal risk management.

At the end of your traineeship, you will our next Legal expert.



Sound interesting ? 


What are we looking for ? 


  • University Degree with excellent academic track record (Law Degree)
  • You will either be in your final year of University study, or have graduated within the past 12 to 24 months 
  • A first work or Internship experience
  •  Drive for innovation, teamwork, flexibility and achievement orientation
  • Technically strong but pragmatic and commercially aware
  • Hands-on mentality and capable to work under pressure
  • Be fully mobile to work in different global business areas/ locations 
  • Open for change and taking improvement initiatives
  • Able to communicate effectively with and explain the legal strategies to be adopted to teams without legal background
  • Able to develop internal network and to pro actively build effective relationships with peers in the business necessary to achieve the team's mission
  • Be fully business-fluent in English (and another European language ideally like Dutch, French, Spanish)


We are looking to meet Graduates with a passion for making things happen, real enthusiasm for our business, as well as a strong desire to learn and build their careers.