Planning Solicitor

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£51000 - £70000 per annum
05 Jan 2023
02 Feb 2023
JN -012022-4580850
Jennifer Lees
Job Title
Practice Area
Property and Planning
PQE Level
2-4, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

Planning Solicitor | Tier 1 Planning team | Manchester | Salary £51,000 - £70,000 per annum

A rare opening within a highly sought-after, prestigious law firm for a Planning Solicitor to join a Tier 1 Planning team;  this role offers the successful candidate the chance to further their legal career in the Property and Planning sector, working with and learning from the best.

The Law Firm: 

  • An international law firm with offices in Manchester.
  • Their reputation within the legal industry is second to none and they are looking for a Planning Solicitor to join their expanding team.

The Role: 

As the new Planning Solicitor, you will be placed in a client-facing role from the outset, handling some cases on your own, whilst aiding with others. You will have exposure to the full range of planning matters including:

  • Regeneration projects, including re-purposing of town centres
  • New housing settlements
  • Planning appeals
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Judicial reviews and High Court and Appeal Court proceedings
  • Drafting and negotiation of planning and highways agreements
  • Planning due diligence on corporate and real estate acquisitions and disposals, working closely with corporate and real estate colleagues
  • Promoting Development Consent Orders and Transport and Works Act Orders for major infrastructure projects
  • Promoting compulsory purchase orders and exercising CPO powers
  • CPO compensation claims, including cases in the Upper Tribunal
  • Listed building and conservation area issues
  • Highway issues

Your Profile:

  • You will be a Planning Solicitor of between 0-2 PQE.
  • Please note that the level of PQE identified in this advert is a guide only and does not preclude candidates with more or less PQE from applying.

Job Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Great training and supervision
  • Excellent package
  • Strong progression opportunities

Next Steps: 

Take your career forward, reach out and apply for this Planning Solicitor position via the portal below; we look forward to welcoming you onto the team.