A local authority based in the home counties (Southern England) is seeking a Planning Lawyer on a permanent basis.
The successful Planning Lawyer will be required to undertake the following duties:
- Provide advice to the council’s planning department and members relating to Town & Country Planning and associated legislation.
- Manage a varied caseload of complex and substantial legal work including, but not limited to, planning disputes, section 106 agreements, providing advice and support on planning law issues, drafting agreements, article 4 directions, public inquiries, the local plan.
- Draft instructions to Counsel and reports.
- Negotiate, draft and deal with agreements under s.106 Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and any other related agreements.
- Advise on planning enforcement matters including, enforcement notices, stop notices etc.
Planning Lawyers applying to the role must be a qualified solicitor/barrister or CILEX. You must have a practising certificate.
The salary on offer for the role is £42,614- £52,512 per annum.
Previous local government experience is highly advantageous. Our client operates a hybrid working model.
To register an interest in the role, please send an updated CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for applications is Friday 24th June 2022.
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