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Planning Lawyer/ Legal Executive

  • Location

    South East England, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Private Practice

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Amy Swain

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


Planning Solicitor

£ Competitive Salary


Full Time

South East England

A Planning Solicitor/ Legal Executive is required to join a local authority on a permanent basis. The local authority have some incredible projects occurring, with a huge development venture taking place, where they are delivering a vast amount of new homes, schools and leisure centres, as well as a link road. This in addition to the large number of homes the council buy every year for development purposes.

As a Planning Solicitor you will provide legal advice and support on all aspects of Planning; this will include drafting and negotiating complex Sections 106s, attending planning committees (currently being held remotely), advising on judicial reviews and statutory challenges and advising on all aspects of Planning Enforcement.

The Legal team is made up on 8 in total which collectively covers Planning, Property, Litigation and Licensing.

The role is currently remote but there will be an office presence required once restrictions are lifted, this will only be for a couple of days per week though.

This is a great opportunity for either an experienced Solicitor/ Legal Executive to get involved in some fantastic project based work or candidates looking to transfer over from the Private Sector.

Required skills and experience:

  • Proven experience and knowledge of Planning Law in the Public or Private Sector
  • A qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive

Benefits of the role:

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous Local Government Pension contribution
  • Generous flexible working
  • Supportive network of people
  • Exposure to intricate Planning work

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for this role, please contact Amy Swain on 0161 513 0886, alternatively email amy.swain@sellickpartnership.co.uk

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