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Planning Lawyer - Maternity Cover

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Legal

  • Job type:

    Locum

  • Salary:

    £45 - £50 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Laura Smith

  • Email:

    laura.smith@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    923961_1652981140

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-07

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Planning Lawyer

Maternity Cover - May start

Remote/Hybrid Working

£45 - 50 per hour

A Local Authority based in East Anglia are seeking a Planning Lawyer to join their team on either a Full time or Part Time basis for a maternity cover from May. (12 months role)

The council are offering remote working but ideally would like someone to attend the planning committees however this is not absolute necessary.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Planning Lawyer to join a friendly and supportive team. The Planning Lawyer will be undertaking a personal caseload of planning work and providing legal advice. Day to day duties may include:

  • Drafting, negotiating and concluding planning agreements and other legal documentation
  • Handling more complex planning agreements
  • Dealing with Section 106 agreements
  • Assisting as necessary with major development projects and attend project meetings
  • To act as an advocate where appropriate, at planning hearings, planning inquiries, etc.
  • Drafting reports to the planning and planning sub-committee

The successful Planning Lawyer will be suitably qualified Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent and will possess a sound understanding and experience of planning law. They should also possess experience of drafting complex planning agreements and giving legal advice.

A Planning lawyer with local authority experience is highly preferable, however our client is willing to consider Planning lawyers from other backgrounds with transferable skills.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Laura Smith in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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