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Planning Lawyer

Job Description

Service Care Legal are recruiting for a Senior Planning Lawyer to join the legal department of a local authority in North London on a contract basis. Please find below further details regarding this position:

ROLE: Senior Planning Lawyer
LOCATION: North London
RATE: £40.00 to £45.00 per hour
CONTRACT: 3 month rolling contract

The Role

  • To manage and progress a full caseload of Planning Law matters through to completion including some regeneration work
  • Caseloads will include planning disputes, section 106 agreements, providing advice and support on planning law issues, drafting agreements and article 4 directions
  • To negotiate, draft and deal with agreements under s.106 Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and any other related agreements
  • To provide other planning advice to more junior members of staff when required

The Person

  • A qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister with a minimum of 3 years' PQE within Planning Law
  • Strong technical knowledge around Planning Law is essential
  • Previous public sector working experience would be highly desirable but not essential
  • Experience in effective handling of case load relating to planning law work

If this sounds like an opportunity of interest, please feel free to reach out to Lloyd Stanley on 01772 208969 , or email We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.