Planning Solicitor

Location
London
Salary
£60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted
04 May 2021
Closes
01 Jun 2021
Ref
215284120
Contact
Gemma Jones
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Planning / Environment
PQE Level
5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Planning Solicitor, London / Remote - An exciting opportunity to join a leading firm handling a mixed bag of planning and environmental matters. 


JOB TITLE: Planning Solicitor
PQE: 3-6
LOCATION: London / Remote
SALARY: Excellent + Benefits

THE ROLE:
This leading planning and environment team forms part of this leading firm’s highly ranked construction group and is entering into an exciting phase of expansion. They are looking to hire an Associate to contribute to this growth and to support their existing clients' instructions. This role would suit individuals looking to take on a blended workload of planning and environment work. The team is currently working on many open files and advises on related matters for colleagues in other teams firm wide. There has been a spike in judicial review work which is expected to continue as well as ongoing high profile and complex matters requiring heritage, environment, CPO and DCO advice. The team typically undertakes planning and enforcement appeals, complex planning and highways agreements, complicated redevelopments and enforcement action matters that are interesting in nature. The opportunity available offers high quality and varied work, a great deal of client contact and the chance to become involved in practice development

THE CANDIDATE:
The firm is looking for someone with 3-6 years’ experience and who possesses solid, relevant technical expertise. You should be able to demonstrate experience gained at a firm rated for its planning and environment capability. Whilst the firm’s office base is in London, they are currently working remotely and so as long as you would be willing to come to the office on occasion, you may not necessarily need to be currently based in London itself. You will be a core part of the team and able to access the technology, support and resources you require.

THE FIRM:
You will join a leading, national practice that offers excellent quality work, a collegiate working environment and the opportunity to progress your career long-term.

SALARY & BENEFITS:
Along with a competitive salary the firm offers extensive benefits including 26 days' annual holiday and option to purchase 1 weeks' leave, performance related bonus scheme, profit share scheme, private medical insurance, auto-enrolment pension scheme with matched contributions (5% employer pension contribution when employee contributes 3%), life assurance scheme, critical illness cover + much more!

 

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