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Planning Lawyer

Job Description

Service Care Legal are currently working alongside a thriving County Council, based in Oxford, which is in need of a Planning Lawyer to join their team. This role will predominantly handle Planning law with some Highways law also.

Role: Planning Lawyer
Salary: £45-£55ph
Location: Oxford - remote
Duration: 3 months rolling contract - open to full time or part time hours

The role of a Planning Lawyer:

  • Handling a full caseload on Planning Law from start to completion
  • Draft and negotiate Planning Agreements
  • Assist officers with any administrative work that may be required from time to time
  • Deal with mainly s106 agreements, reviewing planning committee reports, attending committee meetings and briefings, general planning advice and Highways law

The Person:

  • Someone who has experience in Planning Law within the public sector
  • Ideally someone with 3+ years PQE in Planning Law
  • Someone who is organised and self-motivated and is prepared to contribute and improve upon the efficiency of the team

Benefits of the Planning Lawyer role

  • Remote working
  • Flexible hours
  • Weekly payments

If you or someone that you know would be interested in applying to the Planning Lawyer vacancy, then don't hesitate to get in touch with Hugh Barnes via email,, or via phone at 01772208969.

We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.