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Senior Planning Lawyer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40 - £45 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Rayhaneh Tehrani

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


Senior Planning Lawyer required to join a well-regarded local authority based in London on an initial locum contract, with the possibility of extension thereafter.

About the role

As Senior Planning Lawyer, you will be carrying an extensive caseload of complex legal work in respect of planning and highways matters. This will include:

  • Section 106 work (complex major schemes)
  • Attending planning committees
  • Legal advice work
  • Highways agreements

The successful candidate will provide legal supervision to less senior fee earners in the team as appropriate, and work closely with Legal Assistants and Legal Support Officers to supervise the administrative support they provide on legal transactions. This is an exceptional opportunity for those looking to take the next step in their career and further their current managerial experience.

The benefits

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Excellent transport links
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements, after a settling in period
  • Easily accessible offices for all
  • Longer term contract

The ideal candidate will have local government experience, however those from a private sector experience will be strongly considered.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for shortlisting. 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.

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