The financial sector faces significant risks from climate change and also plays a central role in steering financial flows and engaging with companies, clients and customers to accelerate the transition to net-zero emissions.
We are looking for a Banking Lawyer with a strong banking or financial services law, policy, regulatory or litigation background to join our team.
In this role, you will be helping us to use the law to drive integration of climate change risks and opportunities into financial sector decision-making, with a particular focus on Asia, alongside our work in the UK and Europe.
ClientEarth is an international environmental legal organisation with a unique approach a team of lawyers and policy experts using the power of the law to protect people and planet.
We work to provide practical solutions to the world's most pressing environmental challenges.
Our Climate Programme uses law, backed by science and economics, to accelerate the transition to a net zero economy and limit the worst impacts of climate change.
You will be part of a vibrant and expanding global team seeking to align law, policy, investment and business strategy with the goals of the Paris Agreement.
Meet your Manager
In this role, you will be managed by , who is based in London. Jamie is a lawyer in our Climate Programme and leads ClientEarth’s banking workstream.
Jamie joined ClientEarth in early 2020 from the financial litigation practice of London law firm, Simmons & Simmons, where she focused on banking disputes and regulatory investigations.
She has a Masters in Environmental Science and Law and has volunteered with environmental law and advocacy groups in the UK and North America prior to joining ClientEarth.
See the job description (below) for a full list of duties for this role.
See the job description (below) for a full list of requirements for this role.