UK Environment Lawyer


Hackney, London
from £43,000 pa depending on experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent 02077495970 Jana Ezzaouche

Sectors: environmental policy & campaigning, carbon, climate & energy, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Friday, 05 January 2018

We have an excellent opportunity for a talented lawyer with the experience, strategic nous and creativity to drive our newly established UK environment team. The UK Environment Lawyer will play a central role in developing and delivering ClientEarth’s legal strategies to protect and enhance the environment and environmental law through the UK exit from the EU and beyond. The role will have a strong focus on external engagement and on developing and nurturing strategic partnerships and networks.

This exciting and challenging role is designed for an experienced lawyer who will lead and work closely with ClientEarth’s small dedicated UK environment team as well as extensive collaboration with lawyers from across ClientEarth’s programme areas eg air quality, wildlife, trade, justice.


Salary for this role starts at £43,000 per annum depending on experience.

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Deadline for applications is Friday, 5 January 2018 at 12:00 noon.

Interviews are planned to take place mid-January 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.

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