Legal clerkship

Start your career with us as a legal clerk

Have you passed your first state bar examination and are looking for a trainee position for your second state bar examination? Come and join us.

We offer excellent opportunities for law students to start their career with us and have the best opportunities for their future career.

Challenging, varied and international: your clerkship with us  

As a legal clerk, you will work on challenging legal issues in the field of reinsurance. Your responsibilities as a lawyer will be extremely varied. You can focus on the following areas during your clerkship:

  • Labour law
  • Company law
  • Insurance law
  • Capital market law
  • Investment law
  • European law
  • International law

Information and requirements for your clerkship  

We offer clerkships to law students. A placement with us usually lasts three or four months and is usually based in the legal department. You will also be involved in international issues. We expect you to have:

  • Completed 1st state bar examination
  • Business fluent German
  • English at a conversational level
  • Preferably another foreign language at conversational level
  • Ideally international experience

You will not receive any remuneration from our company during your training.

Have a look at our job portal to see if there are any interesting opportunities for you under the career entry level "Legal Clerk". You are also welcome to send us an unsolicited application. Use our application portal and let us know when you would like to start.

Get on board with us – the right way

We make sure you get off to a good start from day one with a tailored onboarding plan.

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Yes, we're hiring

Take a look at our current vacancies. You never know, you could be part of our team soon. We look forward to your application.

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"The respectful interaction within the team and the friendly corporate culture made my move to Hannover Re much easier. The variety of my tasks allows me to deal with a wide range of legal issues and to develop my skills on an ongoing basis, for example by attending seminars. I particularly appreciate working in a globally oriented company with staff from different disciplines and countries. This results in a wide variety of perspectives."

Practical experience at last: join us as a trainee

If you are graduating within the next 12 months or have graduated within the last year, we can offer you a variety of trainee programmes.

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Are you interested in varied tasks and real opportunities for advancement? There are plenty of them with us. Talk to us! 

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