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Planning Lawyer

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Legal

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  • Salary:

    £42149 - £51800 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Sara Robinson

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Sellick Partnership are currently recruiting for an experienced Planning Lawyer to join a lovely, well-respected local authority team in the North East. This position is for a permanent member of staff, the successful Planning Lawyer will be required to work full-time, and the role would be hybrid-working.

Duties of the Planning Lawyer will include;

  • Advising and Drafting on highway agreements and traffic regulation orders
  • Advising and Drafting on planning enforcements
  • Handling section 106 agreements
  • Attending planning committees
  • Providing ad-hoc legal advice
  • Supporting and representing the council

This Planning Lawyer role is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to join a team offering a variety of work.

The successful planning lawyer will be a qualified solicitor or barrister, who has at least two years PQE.

Person specification;

  • Knowledge of the areas of law relevant
  • Experience of providing planning, highways, traffic, rights of way and village greens advice
  • Research
  • Communication
  • Negotiating
  • Drafting
  • Team working
  • Experience of working in local government and commercial law.

For more information on this role, please contact Sara Robinson on email; sara.robinson@sellickpartnership.co.uk, or alternatively call 0161 834 1642 to discuss the role further.

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