Environmental Democracy Lawyer

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04 Oct 2017

We have an excellent opportunity for a reliable, self-motivated individual who thrives in a team environment to join our Environmental Democracy project as part of the Strategic Litigation team. The post holder will be responsible for day-to-day work ensuring the correct implementation of access rights provided by the Aarhus Convention and case-law of the Court of Justice of the EU and other relevant jurisdictions and complaint mechanisms.

  • The successful candidate will hold a degree in EU law and/or a professional qualification in French law and have at least three years’ relevant professional experience in a legal setting.
  • Funding for this position is secured for 6 months, with the strong possibility of an extension or of securing a permanent contract, assuming continued funding is provided.

Job description for Environmental Democracy Lawyer Please download the full Environmental Democracy Lawyer job description and person specification.

Location This position will be based in Brussels and may involve occasional travel within the EU.

Salary Salary range for this role is €3,200 gross per month.

To apply:

Please send us your CV and a cover letter explaining your interest in joining ClientEarth and the contribution you believe you could make to the organisation. Please make sure you demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria and competencies of the role.

We also ask that you complete the ClientEarth – Equality Monitoring Form, and return it along with your application. This form will be separated from your application and will only be used for monitoring purposes by ClientEarth’s HR team.

Please include “Environmental Democracy Lawyer, Brussels” in the email subject line and identify the documents you are sending by including your name in the file names.

Please send your application by email to: jobs@clientearth.org

Further information:

  • Interviews are anticipated to be held on week commencing 16th October 2017.
  • Please note that ClientEarth will only be able to offer positions to those who have the legal right to work in the country where this post is based.
  • If you have any questions about the roles advertised or recruitment process, please contact Katerina Iordanopoulou, Human Resources Officer on kiordanopoulou@clientearth.org
  • Applications close on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 11:59 pm

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