Planning and Highways Locum

Greater Manchester
£45-55 UMB
24 May 2024
21 Jun 2024
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

We are working with a Local Authority in the Greater Manchester Region looking for a Planning Lawyer to join their department for an initial 3-month period.


The successful candidate must be UK qualified and have upwards of 12 months’ experience in:

  • Planning law matters
  • Highways experience is essential


Expertise in dealing with a wide range of matters including:

  • Drafting and advising in respect of S.106 Agreements, CIL, Certificates of Lawful Use and other planning related legal matters Ensuring the organisation complies with current legislation and best practice Attending meetings of members, officers and/or external bodies to advise on legal issues, governance and procedure


You will need to have experience of handling your own legal caseload.


The Council offers a flexible working environment. Previous planning legal experience in a local authority is essential.


Pay rate is between £45-55 per hour.


The local authority is looking for a candidate to start as soon as possible. Due to the urgent nature of the role, we are looking to speak to candidates available on no more than 2 weeks’ notice.





Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.




At LAW Absolute we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate individually.




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