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Senior Corporate Litigator (4+ PQE) Climate Risk

Equity Generation Lawyers
  • Senior Litigation Lawyer (4+ PQE)
  • Climate risk

Work with Equity Generation Lawyers in a senior role overseeing world-first strategic litigation that tests financiers, corporates and others in the world of climate risk.

The successful candidate will have some of the following skills and attributes:

  • substantial experience running or performing senior roles in complex litigation
  • advisory or litigation experience in corporate law, trustee law, environmental law and government law
  • excellent understanding of civil procedure
  • an understanding of advanced economic and risk management concepts
  • experience dealing with experts, evidence and barristers throughout the litigation process
  • ability to read and understand financial statements
  • experience supervising junior lawyers
  • a flair for getting new litigation off the ground
  • a roll-your-sleeves-up attitude to drive the litigation process

Experienced lawyers ready to leverage their experience for positive change are suited to this role.

Excellent communication and relationship skills are required. You will anticipate problems but be solutions focused. Professionalism and a healthy work ethic are highly valued. You will be efficient, effective and have a collaborative working style suited to a small, dynamic team.

Equity Generation Lawyers

Equity Generation Lawyers is an incorporated legal practice with a presence in Melbourne and Sydney. We specialise in climate change risks and our clients have a focus on strategic litigation.

We do not believe in presenteeism however flexibility to work longer hours around critical court dates will likely be required.

You will be working with a small, collaborative team of motivated, clever lawyers based in Sydney.

We are offering a 1 year contract with an immediate start. An opportunity to extend the contract may become available. Salary will be commensurate with experience, conditions and quality of work.

Applications will be treated as private and confidential. Lawyers from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Please send:

  • a cover letter (1 page max)
  • CV (3 pages max)

to david@equitygenerationlawyers.com, using the subject line: Corporate Litigator - Climate Risk application via EthicalJobs, by 5pm Thursday, 28 May 2020.

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