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Senior Planning Lawyer

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £40 - £45 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Rayhaneh Tehrani

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months +

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Sellick Partnership are currently assisting a local authority in London to recruit a Senior Planning and Highways Lawyer on an interim basis.

The successful Planning Lawyer will have the opportunity to undertake a caseload of planning and highway matters on behalf of the borough, including planning committee work.

Duties will include:

  • Attending and acting as one of the legal advisers to the Council's planning and licencing committees, including providing advice to officers and members
  • Drafting, negotiating and completing S.106 planning agreements
  • Drafting, negotiating and completing highway agreements and advise in relation to status queries
  • Undertake and project manage planning inquiries, appeals and judicial reviews
  • Advising on planning and enforcement matters

Candidates must be either a qualified Solicitor or Barrister with a current practising certificate. Strong advocacy skills would be beneficial for the role. The candidate should be available on short notice.


  • Flexible working
  • Competitive rates
  • Friendly and diverse team
  • 36 hours per week
  • 6 months plus contract

As one of London's leading councils, this organisation are strong believers of how you act defines who they are. They treat everyone with compassion, fairness and care about everyone doing well to work together for a better society.

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 Rayhaneh Tehrani in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

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