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Managing Lawyer – Safe Climate (Corporate Commercial)

Full Time

Environmental Defenders Office (EDO) has an exciting new opportunity for a Managing Lawyer, Safe Climate (Corporate Commercial), who will be responsible for helping develop and delivering the relevant parts of the approved plan for the Safe Climate Program. The EDO’s Safe Climate Program seeks to advance our overarching vision of ‘a world where nature thrives’ by ‘scrutinising activities and actions which jeopardise a safe climate making them increasingly risky from a litigation and regulatory perspective’. The Managing Lawyer will have oversight of the Corporate Commercial Team and will determine the team’s workflow and priorities.

The Managing Lawyer will play a key strategic role within the Systemic Change Team and, with the Director of Legal Strategy, will be pre-eminently responsible for the design of the annual operational plan agreed to achieve the EDOs 3YR Goals in respect of our Safe Climate corporate and commercial work.

Applications must include a CV and a letter that clearly addresses each of the selection criteria. Applications which do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.
Applications close on Monday, 4 April 2022 and are to be forwarded to recruitment@edo.org.au with ‘Application for position of Managing Lawyer, Safe Climate (Corporate Commercial).

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