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Planning Lawyer

Job Description

Service Care legal are currently working alongside a Local Authority based in the Greater Manchester area who are currently in need of Planning Solicitor.

Role: Planning Solicitor
Salary: £40-£50ph Umbrella
Location: Greater Manchester (mostly remote but would need to attend the office once a month)
Duration: 3 Months ongoing

The Role:

  • A Fee Earning position progressing a full caseload on Planning Law from start to completion
  • Provide legal advice, research and present legal findings in verbal and written form
  • Liaising with officers and solicitors for applicants, you'll work directly with Planning Lawyers and the wider team in the division

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
  • Someone who is comfortable with advocacy and assisting senior solicitors

If this sounds like an opportunity that is right for you, 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.