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Permanent Planning Lawyer

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  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Legal

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £44000 - £47000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Emilia Casaus

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Liquid error: internal

Fantastic opportunity for a planning lawyer to join a London Borough Council on a permanent contract!

A dynamic London Council are recruiting for a planning lawyer to join their friendly team on a permanent basis.

This is an excellent opportunity to build on your experience in planning law with the added security and benefits of a permanent role. The planning lawyer will be well-supported in their work and will enjoy the interesting work and autonomy. Caseload will include:

  • General planning queries
  • Highways and Planning Agreements
  • Planning Committee (if experienced candidate gets role)
  • Section 106s
  • Compulsary Purchase Orders

Further benefits of the role include:

  • Local authority pension
  • Paid holiday leave
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Competitive salary
  • Homeworking arrangements

All levels of experience are welcome, from junior to senior level. What's most important is a good attitude and an ability to think quickly and act on your feet.

While local authority experience sets you in a stronger stead, it is not required for this role.

The salary on offer is £44,000-47,000pa.

We're looking to hear from candidates with sound experience in planning law and who are looking to take the next step in their career and grow with this council.

Get in touch with Mila Casaus in our Manchester office to discuss your suitability and the role in greater detail.

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