Permanent employment

  • Reference number: 2899
  • Function: Desk Officer
  • Published: 12. August 2019

Job description

Climate Programme Lawyer

Salary: £40k - £43k p.a. or equivalent by geography

Location: Berlin, Brussels, London, Madrid, Warsaw

Contract Type: Indefinite

Hours: Full Time

Closing Date: 16 September 2019

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity for a lawyer with a strong corporate or financial services background and litigation experience to make a key contribution to the work of ClientEarth’s Climate Programme.

The position will report to the Climate Accountability Project Lead or the Climate Finance Project Lead. The post holder will also have key relationships with the Climate Programme, the Strategic Climate Litigation programmes, the Central Litigation team and other lawyers within ClientEarth working on cross-programmatic climate-related legal interventions. The post holder will also work closely with an external network of campaigners, NGOs, experts and external counsel.

Role requirements

The ideal candidate will have experience in a relevant corporate or financial services environment specifically with a litigation or disputes practice(in private practice or in-house), ideally with some experience working in the EU, US or Asia with corporate and financial sector actors. They will need to be able to work in a fast-paced environment and have experience working across multiple jurisdictions. A strong commitment to climate and energy related issues is essential.


This position will be based in any European office of ClientEarth (London, Berlin, Brussels, Madrid or Warsaw) and will involve occasional travel. Other European locations are potentially available.

Please specify the office to which you are applying and/or any other location arrangement you would request/require.

Further Information 

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.

For the full Job Description and to apply please click on the following link to ClientEarth’s website: 


  • Professional experience: 3-4 years

Required additional qualifications

Contact details

  • ClientEarth
    The Hothouse, 274 Richmond Road
    1050 London
    United Kingdom
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