Environmental Democracy Lawyer

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04 Mar 2018

Environmental Democracy Lawyer

Strategic Litigation Programme – Brussels

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. A professional qualification in French law is highly desirable and have at least three years’ relevant professional experience in a legal setting.  

This is a permanent role. The position will be based in Brussels and will involve occasional travel within the EU.

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For more information about this vacancy and for instructions on how to apply please visit our website http://www.clientearth.org/opportunities/

Deadline for applications is Sunday 4th March 2018. Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 12th March 2018.

About us

ClientEarth is a public interest international environmental law group founded in 2007. We bring together law, science and policy to create innovative and practical solutions to key environmental challenges. We use law as a tool to protect people and the planet. Working in partnership with citizens and policy-makers, we are committed to securing the rights of civil society to participation, information and justice in environmental matters.

Our programmes cover democracy, wildlife, oceans, forests, energy, climate change, business and health. We currently employ over 100 staff, including legal experts qualified in more than ten jurisdictions and based across offices in London, Brussels and Warsaw. We have recently established a fund-raising office in New York and we are also exploring ways of using our expertise to support implementation of China’s new environmental laws.

ClientEarth is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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