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Join our team of passionate lawyers and specialists fighting for environmental justice.

Senior Lawyer – nature

Are you an environmental lawyer with 5–7 years’ post-graduation legal experience who wants to work with us on nature protection cases and projects?

Use your environmental law skills to protect our precious wildlife and natural places from destruction. This exciting role will see you work closely with local communities to develop powerful legal strategies, run law reform campaigns and lead strategic litigation to protect nature.

The position is a full-time ongoing position, but 4 days will be considered. The role reports to the Senior Specialist Lawyer (Ecosystems Lead). You will be based in Melbourne at our office in Carlton, with travel outside Melbourne required occasionally. Other locations will be considered for an exceptional candidate.

You must be admitted to practice or eligible for admission to practice in Australia. Experience in environmental law and litigation is essential, with public law experience highly desirable.

Read the position description for the Senior Lawyer. 

Applications close Monday 13 June 2022 at 11.59pm (AEST).

First Nations Lawyer

Are you an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person who wants to help First Nations communities in Victoria to care for Country? We’re starting a new program that builds on our work with First Nations peoples, using environmental law to protect Aboriginal interests.

You will work closely with First Nations individuals, organisations and communities to understand their legal needs and work with them to overcome the legal barriers that stop First Nations peoples from exercising their caring for Country rights and obligations.

Read the position description for the First Nations Lawyer.

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.

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