Planning Lawyer

England, Hampshire, Havant
£39.00 - £44.00 per hour
11 May 2022
08 Jun 2022
Vivien Zhou
Contract Type
Full Time

One of the local authorities looking for a Planning Lawyer to manage planning applications and prosecutions.

Your new company

One of the local authorities in Hampshire

Your new role

  • Planning Lawyer with emphasis on enforcement. so ability to undertake prosecutions and injunctions
  • Provision of expert legal advice to members, officers and committees on relevant aspects of the law arising from the discharge of the councils' functions.
  • Delivering innovative solutions to the councils' legal problems with minimal supervision
  • Representation of Legal Services at both internal and external meetings when required.
  • Briefings and training to other council departments on and in respect of legal topics relevant to the post holder's practice area.
  • Promotion of methods of improving the efficiency and processes of Legal Services

What you'll need to succeed

  • Qualified Solicitor or Barrister in England & Wales
  • Ideally 5 years + PQE
  • Experience of planning applications management, enforcement and prosecutions or injunctions
  • Excellent communication skills and team working
  • Local Authority experience will be highly preferred

What you'll get in return

6 month interim role with potential for extension, new created position, remote working but need to come to Portsmouth for prosecutions, prosecution will be less than once a month. Budget: £39/hr for PAYE and £44/hr for limited company.

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