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Brussels, Belgium (Hybrid)
Berlin, Germany
€66 020 per annum (Berlin) / €67 389 per annum (Brussels)
Job description

As Lawyer, Cities, Transport and Value Chains, you will carry out a dual function, joining our European Transport & Materials Systems team to assist with developing and implementing our strategy, while working as part of the Value Chains, Trade and Investment team on substantive projects.

To be successful in this role you will need to support the definition and implementation of our cities strategy to empower local and regional actors to achieve systemic change using the power of the law. You will also provide expertise on legal tools relating to sustainable due diligence and value chains, including routes for legal interventions, such as regulatory complaints and litigation.

Main Duties

  • Contributes to setting and adapting our strategy for engagement with cities and changing the European transport system.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of cities and transport context in Europe
  • Participates in project management
  • Takes part in the delivery of projects relating to sustainable due diligence and value chains, including:
  • working on legal interventions to address environmental and human rights violations
  • drafting legal and policy submissions
  • policy advocacy and public communication

Role requirements

  • Law degree or equivalent
  • Significant knowledge of corporate law in the EU and either in Germany or France
  • Experience of corporate/commercial litigation in the EU and either in Germany or France
  • Sector specific experience in a legal or non-legal role either working with cities or on transport and mobility affairs
  • Fluent (CEFR level C2) in English
  • Upper intermediate (CEFR level B2) in either German or French

Note to candidates: We know that long lists of criteria can be daunting and that some candidates will not apply for a role unless they feel they are 100% qualified. If you feel you meet at least some of the essential criteria, we still encourage you to apply.

Further Information

Flexible working: We are proud to be a Flexa accredited Employer. Our flexible working policy allows our people the choice to decide to work from home in the country where their contract of employment is issued for 80% of their month, with the other 20% of their month being office-based.

ClientEarth values diversity and inclusion and the benefits this brings. We aim to appoint the most suitable candidate at all times and welcome applications from people from all different backgrounds.

Please note that ClientEarth is only able to employ those who have the pre-existing legal right to work in Germany or Belgium.

ClientEarth is not a law firm and does not provide legal advice or legal services to third parties.

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ClientEarth View profile Company size Size: 101 - 500

Using the power of the law to protect life on Earth.

Posted on: 30 May 2024
Closed date: 10 June 2024 at 23:30
Job ref: 792
Tags: Legal, Advocacy

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