Senior Solicitor, Strategic Litigation, Energy and Climate Change
Jonathan Struggles joined PIAC in November 2022 and is a Senior Solicitor with the Strategic Litigation team. He has experience working on complex investigations, prosecutions and litigation covering environmental and criminal law, and human rights.
Jonathan works alongside PIAC policy experts from the Energy and Water Consumers’ Advocacy Program on a project exploring regulatory and legal interventions that will accelerate decarbonisation, and ensure a just transition to a net-zero energy system.
Prior to PIAC Jonathan worked for the NSW Environment Protection Authority on legislative reform, legal advice and litigation matters. He worked for Greenpeace International in Amsterdam, and provided investigations and legal advice to environmental campaign teams, and for many years worked at the United Nations International Criminal for the former Yugoslavia on prosecution legal teams, prosecuting politicians and military officials. He also worked in New York on the Volcker Oil-for-Food corruption investigation, and for the United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services.
Jonathan has a Master of Environmental Law from Sydney University, and a Master of International Studies from Durham University, UK.