Environmental & Sustainability Lawyer

Environmental & Sustainability Lawyer

Addleshaw Goddard

Leeds, London or Manchester, United Kingdom

Purpose of the Role

We are looking to recruit an experienced environmental lawyer with the core skills, quality and versatility to work on a variety of advisory, contentious and transactional work across the full spectrum of current and emerging environmental and sustainability issues.

Duties

Any successful applicant will need the following skills:

  • Ability to support cases across a broad range of environmental issues;
  • Talent in managing complex cases and clients, with proven negotiation and drafting skills;
  • Knowledge of key areas of the law and an aptitude to observe developments in law and policy;
  • Ability to provide clear, precise, practical advice;
  • Ability to liaise effectively with other fee earners from within the Team and coordinate with fee earners from other relevant disciplines and jurisdictions across the firm as required; and
  • Desire to operate in a challenging, team-based environment;

Knowledge, skills and experience required (bespoke to role)

The successful candidate will have:

  • At least 3 years PQE experience gained at an appropriate level;
  • Proven experience on providing advice on a variety of environmental matters;
  • Experience advising on environmental regulation;
  • Experience of negotiation/drafting risk provisions on a transaction;
  • Excellent research skills;
  • Experience in dealing with clients facing enforcement action;
  • Excellent academic achievement with a minimum 2:1 degree (or lower where you have a proven track record of dealing with matters involving advising on complex technically challenging environmental regulation); and
  • An understanding of the broad commercial interests of our client base.

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