Planning Solicitor

JMC Legal.
England, Surrey, Guildford
£40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
03 Mar 2021
10 Mar 2021
Joe Bryant
Job Title
Practice Area
Property and Planning
PQE Level
2-4, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a Planning Lawyer looking to join a heavy hitting regional practice with an unrivalled presence across the South- East? This top 100 firm are ranked tier 1 across many of their practice areas and they are looking to grow.

This firm have a track record of expansion and acquisition of the last 20 years. They are considered to be a leading regional practice with an ever-growing London presence

The practice now stands at over 50 Partners and some 100 fee earners. They are multi-award winning and have a working culture which truly harnesses career growth and development. They have an ever-growing number of homegrown partners which demonstrates well the level of investment they provide to their staff.

The practice deals with such a wide variety of clients, ranging from technology SME, right up to multinational FTSE 250, household names.

The firm is well managed, with a strong leadership team. Partners are more accessible than in other similar sized firms, even down to the open plan seating. This way of working has helped more junior Lawyers to obtain a level of PQE ahead of their years.

You will find a working environment that is professional, friendly, entrepreneurial and supportive. There is a nice social scene where there are always several events on a weekly basis, despite the firms size they have a nice family feel running throughout.

The role

The firm are seeking to Planning Lawyer to strengthen their offering based in Crawley, Sussex.

In this position you will be working alongside a team of leading Real Estate / Planning partners. Their client range includes local businesses, national clients and international blue-chip companies.

This department deals with a varied and broad level of planning work including:

  • Section 106 work
  • Highway agreements
  • Project management

This firm have a clear vison for the planning team and they are looking to grow to enhance their already impressive offering.


  • You will be a Planning Solicitor and you will be 1+ years PQE
  • You will be looking to join a commercially minded regional heavyweight firm
  • You will have the drive to join a heavy hitting department housing some of the best lawyers outside of London

Whats on offer?

  • A highly competitive package based on experience
  • Legal 500 ranked work and the opportunity to work alongside leading individuals
  • Autonomy to grow your own practice with financial investment from the practice

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.