Planning & Environmental Lawyer

Thomson LRC
City of Edinburgh
Excellent Salary + Benefits
27 Apr 2021
25 May 2021
Job Title
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

A highly respected UK law firm is currently looking to add a Senior Associate level Lawyer to its planning and environment team. Based in Edinburgh, the Planning & Environmental Lawyer will be offered a full-time, permanent position.

Role Profile

Joining a market leading planning law team that works across both the private and public sectors, you will be working with high-profile clients and advising across the full development process. On offer is a diverse and varied caseload with the opportunity to do your own advocacy and provide advice to a broad range of clients. The Planning & Environmental Lawyer will be responsible for:

  • Advising international/ national clients on the consenting of major onshore wind, hydro and solar projects.
  • Acting for regional and national housebuilders on planning applications and appeals across Scotland, including strategic scale developments.
  • Judicial challenges.
  • Advising on a diverse range of development proposals, retirement communities and minerals.
  • Advising a number of local authorities on planning and compulsory purchase orders.

Candidate Requirements

  • Ideally, you will be a lawyer at Associate/ Senior Associate/ Managing Associate level and with a strong background in Planning law. 
  • Experience of renewable energy would also be advantageous. 
  • The firm are interested in speaking to lawyers who are qualified in Scotland and/or England & Wales.

On Offer

On offer for the Planning and Environmental Lawyer is a highly competitive salary and benefits package.

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If you would like to find out more or be considered for this Planning & Environmental Lawyer position, please apply today.

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