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Environment Senior Associate

Job description

Our client is seeking a highly qualified environment lawyer to join their top-tier environment practice. This role is an opportunity to be part of a national team with experts renowned for their work across the Energy, Infrastructure, and Real Estate sectors. The successful candidate will be based in one of the following locations: Glasgow, Edinburgh, Leeds, Manchester, or Birmingham, working on a wide range of environmental and regulatory matters, both contentious and non-contentious.


In this position, you will provide strategic environmental advice to clients, as well as handle contractual drafting and negotiation. Candidates with experience in contentious environmental work and environmental litigation will be of particular interest. You will also have exposure to working alongside leading consenting lawyers and contributing to the firm's collaborative, growing global team.

Our client's Environment Team is known for its comprehensive approach to environmental law, offering expertise in regulatory, transactional, and enforcement advice, as well as net zero, carbon, biodiversity, and natural capital guidance. This team supports a wide variety of major infrastructure projects, including renewable energy and climate change resilience initiatives.

As an Environment Senior Associate, you will need to demonstrate a strong client-focused approach and an interest in supporting the team across the full scope of its work. You will ideally have experience in a large regional or national practice, with an understanding of the high service delivery levels required. A strong academic background, excellent technical skills, and commercial awareness are essential.

The firm offers a dynamic and growing environment with a commitment to outstanding results. Employees benefit from a robust training and career development program, including one-on-one sessions, career discussions, and annual appraisals. Opportunities for early responsibility and the chance to develop client relationships are part of the firm's culture.
This is your chance to Join a market-leading team and contribute to ground breaking work in environmental law.

Apply now for the chance to be part of an esteemed legal practice that values excellence and growth.

In return you will receive a competitive salary dependent on experience plus benifits.

For an informal chat about this role please contact Spencer via email at scooney@allen-york.com

All applications will be reviewed and appraised as soon as they are received.

About us: Allen & York have been matching purposeful people with purpose-led organisations for 30 years. We partner with our clients and candidates on roles that build an understanding of climate change, promote sustainability and create inclusive and responsible organisations, working towards a sustainable world for us all. Committed to inclusiveness in the workplace, we aim to increase diversity across all areas and therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability. Let's help build a better world, together.

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