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Planning Lawyer

  • Job reference: LSPL2011
  • Location: South West England
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: Service Care Legal are currently working alongside a local authority in the South West of England, who are seeking a Planning Lawyer to join their legal services team. This position is currently fully remote working, with IT equipment also to be provided. The working from home arrangements are set to be in place for the foreseeable future.

Please note this role is for an initial 3 months, and welcome applications that are full time, part time or on a job share basis.

The main responsibilities for this role include:

- Handling a full caseload of Planning Law matters from inception to completion
- To work on the drafting and negotiation of S106, s278 and s38 agreements
- To draft agreements, contracts, pleadings and other legal documents as required
- To assist junior members of the planning team with relation to planning law matters

The role would suit someone with the following attributes:

- A qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister with at least 12 months PQE in Planning Law
- Someone who has previously dealt with enforcement notices, S106 agreements and all highway policies
- Someone with previous local authority experience is desirable but not essential
- Someone who comfortable in working independently as well as a team

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.