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Planning Lawyer

Job Description

Service Care legal are currently working alongside a booming Local Authority, based in Bournemouth, which is currently in need of a Planning Lawyer to join their team.

Role: Planning Lawyer
Salary: £55 to £60ph
Location: Bournemouth (remote with the very infrequent need to attend the office)
Duration: 3 months rolling contract

The role of a Planning Lawyer:

  • Handling a full caseload on Planning Law from start to completion
  • Deal all aspects of planning, contentious and non-contentious planning matters, including complex section 106 obligations and issues relating to Community Infrastructure Levy, lawful development certificates, planning enforcement, planning appeals, Judicial Reviews.
  • Advice on highway agreements and licences, traffic management orders, stopping up orders and rights of way matters in a planning context regulatory and related local government law matters (contentious and non-contentious)

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 Senior Planning Lawyer role

  • Remote working
  • Flexible hours
  • Weekly payments

If you or someone that you know would be interested in applying to the Senior 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.