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Lawyer or Senior Lawyer – Climate

Keen to use your legal skills for game-changing climate action?

If you’re a lawyer or senior lawyer with litigation or complex legal campaigning experience, this is a unique opportunity to make an important difference in mitigating the climate crisis.

We are seeking a senior lawyer (5+ years experience) or lawyer (3+ years experience) to work on climate litigation, legal research and legal advocacy.

You’ll join a high impact dedicated climate action team of lawyers with corporate accountability, human rights, public and consumer law expertise. We work closely with allies, clients, and internally with EJA’s communications and campaigns teams.

Our recent work includes the landmark Living Wonders climate cases, collaborating with advocacy partners to save Australia’s renewable energy funder from being redirected to fund fossil fuels, the world-first Climate Justice Legal Project, and a UN human rights complaint on behalf of 5 young people in Australia.

Applications close Sunday 8 October 2023 at 11.59pm (AEDT).

See the position description.

Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Internship Program

Are you interested in the environment and what the law can do to protect it? Come join us to see how we use the law to protect nature, safeguard our climate and work with communities towards a healthy, safe and thriving future.  

EJA are looking for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who are interested in an internship with us. We are initially offering two internships for law students or recent graduates. Interns will be paid a stipend of $200 per day, and additional accommodation funding may be available for applicants who need to travel a long distance to take up the position.  

There is no deadline for applications, we will consider them as they come in, so please lodge an expression of interest as soon as you can.

Register your interest.

We strongly encourage people with diverse lived experience to apply

This includes First Nations, people of colour, LGBTQI+ people, women, neurodivergent folks and people living with disabilities.

Don’t meet all of the selection criteria? We recognise structural barriers like racism, ablism, classism, homophobia and sexism impact opportunities to gain paid experience.

When assessing candidates, we look at more than just the jobs you’ve been paid to do. We also consider the range of ways you’ve picked up skills and knowledge throughout your life.

Environmental justice is at the heart of everything we do. 

Read more about our commitment to environmental justice, diversity, equity and inclusion. 

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