Environmental Justice Lawyer

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to work in the area of environmental justice.

In 2021, Community Law & Mediation (CLM) established Ireland’s first Centre for Environmental Justice.  The objective of the Centre is to empower communities experiencing disadvantage on environmental justice issues.

Environmental Justice ensures that marginalised groups are not disproportionately impacted by climate change or other environmental harms, and that environmental measures and climate action protect and build equality and social justice. The intersectional focus of the Centre for Environmental Justice fits within CLM’s strategy and mission.

Community Law & Mediation (CLM) is a community based, independent law centre providing services nationwide and operating in two locations: Dublin and Limerick. It was founded in 1975 and assists more than 4,000 people annually through its services, which include free legal advice and representation; information and education; and mediation and conflict coaching. CLM also campaigns for law reform, and for the safeguarding of rights already enshrined in law. For more details on CLM’s work, please visit our website, www.communitylawandmediation.ie

We are recruiting an environmental justice lawyer, with an immediate start dateThe position is part-time (4 days per week) and fixed term (2 years), though it is hoped to secure sufficient funding to enable the role to be longer term.

Salary details are available on request and the direct line report is currently to the Managing Solicitor of CLM.  The successful candidate will also report on the processing of legal cases to the CEO of CLM.

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Please send completed application form and CV, as one document, by email to Jane O Sullivan at josullivan@communitylawandmediation.ie.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm 15th September 2022. Interviews will be held on the week commencing 26th September 2022 and will include a short presentation on the area of climate and environmental justice litigation.

Community Law & Mediation is an equal opportunities employer.

To view CLM’s fair processing notice, please click here.

Further Information
Please direct any questions to Jane O Sullivan:  josullivan@communitylawandmediation.ie.