Legal can be a powerful tool to change the world. In our legal system. There are laws and regulations that intend to protect the environment, there are international agreements and the subsequence local legislation responding to the urgency of climate change.
However, it won’t be impactful unless someone put it in motion. We are looking for someone who is willing to make a great impact to create a sustainable world by leveraging the legal tools for environmental campaigning with Greenpeace East Asia.
Do you want to use your legal expertise to develop proactive legal strategies and tactics for strategic litigation? Do you want to work on litigation cases on environmental issues?
and create the best practice of campaign legal work? Please join us! PURPOSE and SCOPE OF THE JOBPurpose : Campaign Legal Counsel provides integrated legal advice and service with a specialization on strategic litigation to further campaign goals and interests in Greenpeace East Asia offices, including Beijing, Hong Kong, Taipei and Seoul.
Campaign Legal Counsel plays a driving role in employing strategic litigation to promote environmental justice and mitigate climate change, and to proactively and reactively defend GPEA and its employees from legal attacks.
Scope of the Job : Develop proactive legal strategies and tactics for strategic litigation, litigate cases on environmental issues, and seek legal opportunities to advance Greenpeace campaign goals, develop and promote the best practice of campaign legal work, train campaign teams to improve legal campaign knowledge, and proactively and reactively defend GPEA and its employees from legal attacks.
Responsibilities : (1) Develop legal strategies and legal tactics by using laws and legal proceedings to promote Greenpeace campaigns.
develop, advise and follow litigate cases including but not limited to environmental tort case, administrative litigation, class action, climate litigation, public interest litigation etc.
which align with Greenpeace mission and the its campaign goals. Take the lead on all aspects of the strategic litigation work.
cultivate new allies and coalition partners to conduct legal campaign work and file strategic litigation cases; create synergy with the campaign under the legal framework of national law and international law.
Ensure external lawyers and partners are provided adequate instruction, information and professional legal service to better serve the goal of strategic litigation and Greenpeace campaign.
4) Serve as Spokesperson for the strategic litigation cases whenever necessary.(5) Provide legal advice and legal review on Greenpeace campaign-related publications and communications materials.
Conduct legal risk assessments of campaign activities that may pose legal risk and advise on how to mitigate risk without compromising campaign impact.
6) Knowledge management : Develop and manage information on all jurisprudence favourable to Greenpeace as well as proactive litigation conducted by Greenpeace or others.
Maintain and develop a legal case database; and track the updated laws, regulations and cases valuable to Greenpeace campaign work.
7) Provide legal support in the event that activities result in legal consequences,and identify opportunities to turn such threats into platforms to advance campaign goals.
Lead and manage the development and implementation of legal strategies for major pending litigation involving GPEA entities.
Work environment : Occasional or need-based travel is required.
法務 智財主管 認識法務 智財主管職務
經常性薪資達 4 萬元或以上
日班 09 : 30 18 : 00
英文 聽 / 精通 說 / 精通 讀 / 精通 寫 / 精通
major in international law or environmental law or public law (e.g. administrative law, criminal law) is an advantage.(2) At least 3 years of legal practice experience in litigation as an attorney or in-house lawyer.
3) Litigation experience in environmental cases is preferred but not required.(4) Ability to think analytically and strategically(5) Identification with Greenpeace goals and supportive of Greenpeace values(6) Self-motivated and good team spirit(7) Be able to work under stress and willing to travel Certificate (Optional) : Bar qualification / Be qualified to practice law.
Interested parties please submit resume and motivation letter when applying(All information collected for recruitment purpose only)