Environmental Justice Australia is an equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTQI people and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

Senior litigation lawyer – climate change

Are you concerned about climate change, and the failure of governments and corporations to respond with policies and practices that reflect the science? If you are a senior litigation lawyer interested in working on climate litigation, this is your unique opportunity to make an important difference in mitigating the climate crisis.

We are seeking a senior lawyer with five years or more post-graduation legal experience to work with us on climate litigation, legal research and legal advocacy.

The position is full time or 0.8FTE, fixed-term for 12 months, with the possibility of extension beyond this date depending on funding.

You must be admitted to practice in Australia. You need at least five years of litigation experience in Australia in an area of public or administrative law. A demonstrated understanding of climate law and climate science is preferred.

Are you ready to empower communities to use the law to achieve climate justice?

Read position description and how to apply

Applications close Monday 30 November 2020.