DWF’s Sustainable Business & ESG advisory practice is looking for a Senior Sustainability Consultant to join our team and help expand our practice’s offering.

DWF is on a mission to become a global leader in responsible business, leveraging our collective strength to drive positive change in society. As part of our Global Legal Advisory division, we’re bringing together a team of talented sustainability professionals to guide clients through the Sustainable business and ESG landscape.


About the role

We’re seeking a Senior Consultant with experience in sustainability consulting, with a focus on environment, climate change and/or nature, to help us deliver our ambitious vision. This role involves integrating sustainability considerations into all aspects of our services, driving value creation, and managing risk. Join us at this exciting stage of growth to shape the future of DWF’s Sustainable Business and ESG offerings.


The aim of our work is to make a value-driven impact on the environment and society. We do this by designing and implementing solutions for global challenges like climate change, business integrity and social inclusion, and by helping companies to manage their transitions to ensure a more sustainable world.


Your role will involve:

  • Delivery of complex sustainability projects, from initial risk assessment to implementation and reporting.
  • Translate sustainable business principles into tangible business outcomes, fostering value creation for our clients, with a primary focus on climate change and environment.
  • Supporting clients to design and preparing their sustainability strategies for operation. This includes setting targets, defining KPIs and frameworks for measuring and monitoring their impacts.
  • Analysing sustainability policies and developing roadmaps and action plans for clients.
  • Evaluating the climate mitigation and adaptation options for investment projects towards Net Zero or carbon neutrality.
  • Contributing to broader opportunities and assignments in other sustainable business areas, including the identification and analysis of key sustainability risks and opportunities.
  • Supporting business development to further expand our sustainability-related services.

About you

To Thrive in This Position, You’ll Need:

  • Consulting expertise and experience of delivering engagements with a Sustainability and ESG advisory perspective.
  • Knowledge and expertise working with environmental, climate change and nature-related regulation and reporting requirements across the EU, US and UK. Appetite to learn and develop skills on the business impact on nature and bio-diversity if not already acquired.


You may have experience on a range of environmental issues or specialise in one area, such as:

  • air, land and water contamination
  • environmental impact assessment and flood risk
  • waste management and recycling
  • emissions and climate change
  • renewable energy opportunities
  • environmental management systems.


As well as:

  • Strong business acumen, with the ability to understand and address key issues facing various industries.
  • Proven success in developing relationships, both with existing clients and in forging new connections.
  • Resilience, enthusiasm, and a passion for responsible business practices. Proactive and results-orientated.
  • Self-starter and fast learner.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Solid commercial background from industry and/or consulting services.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver engagements with a Sustainability and ESG focus.
  • Capacity to navigate complex client problems and work across functional boundaries.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite – Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint


Join us in shaping the future of DWF’s Sustainable Business and ESG offerings and making a positive impact on society.

What we offer

At DWF, we deeply appreciate the significance of offering a comprehensive rewards package that extends beyond a basic salary. Our commitment is to ensure that each member of our team feels truly valued. Upon joining our organisation, you will have the opportunity to select from a diverse array of benefits, allowing you to tailor a package that aligns with your individual needs and those of your family.