Agricultural Lawyer

ClientEarth

Agricultural Lawyer

ClientEarth

Brussels, Belgium

About the role

Our Agriculture team is looking for a motivated lawyer with relevant private practice and qualifications to support the development of our Spanish agriculture desk (advocacy and litigation), alongside a new and growing team of EU legal experts. You will be working on developing a portfolio of possible cases related to polluting agricultural practices in Spain (before both Spanish and EU administrative bodies and courts).

In this 12 month contract, the main focus of the role will be:

  • helping to build the relevant networks in Brussels and in Spain; and
  • helping to develop a portfolio of possible strategic cases related to polluting agricultural practices in Spain (before both Spanish and EU administrative bodies and courts).

See the full job description, below, for further details on the role.

Role requirements

We are looking for an expert in Spanish and EU litigation, with practical experience of Spanish and EU administrative and judicial procedures. To be successful in this role you will need:

  • an EU professional legal practice qualification;
  • relevant experience with EU and Spanish judicial procedures;
  • sound knowledge and expertise in EU Agricultural law and policy;
  • fluency in English (essential), Spanish (essential), and ideally another European language (French and Italian skills useful);
  • ability to think and plan strategically, and to break complex issues and strategies into defined, outcome-oriented activities;
  • excellent legal research, analysis, writing, advisory, and advocacy skills.

Further Information

ClientEarth is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Please note that ClientEarth will only be able to employ those who have the legal right to work in the country where this post is based.

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