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Planning Lawyer (part-time)

Job Description

Service Care Legal are currently recruiting on behalf of a local authority in Essex who are seeking a part-time Planning Lawyer to join their team on a contract basis. Please find below further details with regards to this position.

ROLE: Planning Lawyer (part-time)
RATE: £40.00 to £50.00 per hour
CONTRACT: 3 months (with possibility of extension)

Please note that this position would be remote working.

The Role of the Planning Lawyer

  • To manage a caseload of Planning Law and Highways matters through to completion
  • Drafting and negotiating planning agreements under section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990
  • Drafting and negotiating highway agreements under section 278 of the Highways Act 1980
  • Advising on planning matters and dealing with planning enforcement

The Person

  • A qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with a current practising certificate
  • Previous local authority working experience would be highly desirable for this position
  • Comfortable in progressing full caseloads through to completion with minimal supervision

If this Property Lawyer role 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.