Partners & Compliance Lawyer

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22 Jun 2018

This is an exciting new opportunity to join the ClientEarth team as a Partners and Compliance Lawyer (London or Brussels). ClientEarth’s programme work has expanded substantially over the past few years and a significant amount of that work is delivered or facilitated through partnerships (in Europe, Africa, China and elsewhere). In this new role at ClientEarth, the post holder will be responsible for ensuring that the legal and contractual set-up of ClientEarth’s relationships with its partners all over the world meets programme needs and complies with relevant regulatory requirements. The post holder will also support programme staff at ClientEarth more generally to ensure compliance with relevant legal, regulatory and professional standards across all of ClientEarth’s programme work.

The successful candidate will be a qualified lawyer and have experience of preparing and advising on contracts. Ideally you will also have experience of monitoring and advising on legal and regulatory compliance. You will have strong legal analytical skills and be able to provide sound, practical and straight-forward legal advice on a range of legal issues. Your communication skills will be excellent, as will be your attention to detail and ability to balance competing priorities. The successful candidate will be fluent in English and French.


The salary for this role is from £40,000 per annum depending on experience.

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Deadline for applications is Friday, 22 June 2018 at midnight.

Interviews are planned for the week commencing 2 July 2018.

About us

ClientEarth is Europe’s first and leading environmental law charity. We find real, practical solutions to the Earth’s most pressing challenges.

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, based in London, Brussels, Warsaw and Beijing.

This is an exciting time to join ClientEarth. In 2017, we were voted Charity of the Year and were named as one of the top 50 innovative law firms in Europe. We have recently established a fund-raising office in New York and we are using our expertise to support implementation of China’s new environmental laws.

Join a growing organisation which uses the power of the law to protect people and the planet. 

ClientEarth is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Please note that ClientEarth will only be able to employ those who have the legal right to work in the country where this post is based.

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