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Locum Planning Lawyer

  • Location

    Northamptonshire, England

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £40 - £50 per hour + D.O.E

  • Consultant:

    Chelsey Newsom

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months +

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Locum Planning Lawyer required to join a local authority based in Northamptonshire on an interim basis for a period of 3 months but with the view to go on a rolling contract thereafter.

The successful planning lawyer will be joining one other lawyer and you will be overseeing the work for 3 small District and Borough councils. The work will range from routine to complex planning matters which will include some litigious related planning matters as well.

Matters will include;

  • S106 agreements and minimal S38
  • Tree preservation orders
  • Planning injunction (travellers) and appeals
  • Planning advice
  • Judicial review
  • Planning committee (via video conferencing currently)

The post will be conducted remotely for the period of lockdown and then they are keen for someone to attend the offices at least 2 days per week with the rest being remote. The role can be conducted on either a 4 or 5 day week and is flexible regarding working hours.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing as this role is to start ASAP. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Chelsey Newsom in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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