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Planning Lawyer

Type: Permanent
Location: London Central, London
Pay Details: £35,838 - £43,383 plus up to £3,500pa market supplement (All market supplements are payable pro rata as an addition to monthly salary and reviewable at the end of each calendar year (ie 31 December 2017)
Sector: Public Sector/Not-for-Profit
Experience Level: Lawyer
Reference: ZA/022155

Our client, a local authority shared service with offices in London and the Home Counties, is currently seeking a permanent Planning Lawyer.  LAW Absolute is recruiting to this exciting opportunity on an exclusive basis.

Our client is a Lexcel and IIP Gold accredited practice, who prides themselves on delivering a high quality service. As an organisation, they embrace change and innovation and are regarded as being extremely forward thinking with their approach. They are seeking an ambitious and capable Lawyer to join their well-established and dynamic planning team.

The successful candidate will be expected to carry a varied and extensive caseload of both day to day planning matters and matters of a more complex nature. Duties will include, but will not be limited to the following:

•           Negotiating and drafting planning and highways agreements;

•           Representing the council at Committee;

•           Advising on Planning, Highways and CPO matters 

•           Assisting with regeneration projects

The successful candidate will be working with a forward thinking and supportive team which boasts some real experts in this field. The successful candidate will be a qualified Lawyer and our client is keen to speak to candidates from both the public and private sector. Due to the nature of the role, this position would be suitable for a candidate with excellent client care skills and a real “can do” attitude. It is essential that you can work well under pressure and to strict deadlines.

Our client is offering a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. The role will be based at the Council’s London office which offers excellent transport links, however there is also some flexibility to be based at the Council’s other office in the Home Counties.

If you would be interested in applying to this position then please send your CV to Zoe Alex- zalex@lawabsolute.com or call 020 7092 8012 for a confidential conversation. The closing date for applications for this position is Monday 24th July 2017

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.  If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained.

LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

LAW Absolute has specialised in legal local government recruitment since 2003. Today, almost 400 lawyers work through LAW Absolute within local government throughout England and Wales. Our reputation, networks and exceptional market knowledge place LAW Absolute in the prime position to provide the best possible service to both employers and lawyers seeking work.

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  • Zoe Alex
  • Director - Head of Local Government and Regional Private Practice
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After completing four years at the University of Essex studying the LLB and LLM,…

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