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Top-Tier International Law Firm
Environment & Sustainability
Legal Director (7 PQE +)
London

This premium international law firm is a trusted partner to thousands of major businesses worldwide, including 40+ FTSE 100 companies and 50+ FTSE 250 companies. The firm operates out of offices in 16 countries acting for clients in over 150 clients worldwide, offering exceptional breadth of legal services.

The firm's Tier 1-ranked Environment & Sustainability team, recognized by both Legal 500 and Chambers, serve a diverse client base of blue chip companies, family-built enterprises, and public sector authorities across multiple sectors, including retail and consumer, transport, digital, health, industrial, manufacturing, automotive, energy, and utilities.

The team comprises of 5 lawyers operating at both the UK and global level, providing a comprehensive and holistic service for all environmental legal matters. Their expertise spans strategic and operational compliance advice, responsible investment and environmental governance, climate change planning and adaptation, incident response and regulatory investigations, enforcement and prosecution support, transactional support including deal structure and due diligence, major infrastructure projects, green claims and sustainable product development, carbon reporting and net-zero business strategies, and addressing various environmental challenges.

This highly-regarded international law firm 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 environmental and sustainability issues.

As part of the role, you can expect to advise on the full range of environmental legal issues including advisory, contentious and transactional projects. You will also manage complex cases and work with clients across a broad range of sectors. As a senior lawyer, you will play a crucial role in guiding and developing junior team members, providing ample opportunities for you to assume additional responsibilities and advance your career.

The successful candidate will have:

At least 7 years environmental PQE gained at an appropriate level
Proven experience of building and maintaining client relationships;
Experience in supporting and developing junior team members;
An understanding of the broad commercial interests of our client base; and
Desire to operate in a team-based environment but working with colleagues across the firm.Please apply as directed or confidentially contact Aidan McAvinue at Search Legal for more information. Alternatively, if this role is not for you, I am working a variety of other Environmental Law opportunities with ranked teams in the City London so would be interested to talk to any Environment lawyer.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

 

 

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