Maja works as a legal expert in our Thriving Planet - Protected Wildlife and Habitats Legal Group. In her work, she focuses on the protection of rivers and fresh-water species and works closely with other lawyers across Europe in ensuring compliance with the EU and international environmental law.


Maja acquired her law degree in 2014 from the Faculty of Law, University of Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina), and in 2016, she graduated with distinction from the University of Strathclyde, where she obtained her LLM degree in International Economic Law.


Maja joined our Brussels office in September 2018 when she interned for our Trade and Environment team, and soon after joined our Energy team as a Legal Researcher. Since May 2019, Maja works as a Legal Expert in our Protected Wildlife and Habitats team. Before joining ClientEarth, Maja worked as a paralegal for the international law firm CMS Cameron McKenna in Glasgow, after interning for the UNCITRAL Secretariat in Vienna and working for a private law firm in Bosnia and Herzegovina after her studies.

Knowledge, experience and drive of people at ClientEarth are remarkable. It is a great privilege to be a part of the team where the law is used in a new and creative way to protect nature and our planet.