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Planning Solicitor

  • Job reference: ZHPS22/03
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: A new opportunity has arisen for a Planning Solicitor to join a Local Authority in London.

Responsibilities include:
*Handling a caseload of planning and highways matters, drafting S106 agreements and assisting in public enquiries
*Working with the Planning and Contract department, to draft all documentation including all necessary pleading
*To be responsible for undertaking advocacy as appropriate
*Preparing for and attending committees, working parties and other meetings where legal advice is required and to undertake litigious cases where appropriate.

Essential Skills
*The candidate should be a qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive with at least 3 years + PQE
*Minimum of 2 years' experience in planning and highway matters
*Local Authority experience or experience in private practice
*Previous experience in handling a caseload and undertaking advocacy matters.

The successful candidate will ideally have experience working for a Local Authority, although the council are willing to consider candidates with private practice experience who want to work in the public sector.

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact Zakkiya Hussain:
Telephone: 01772 208969
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The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
*Specialists legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Twice weekly payroll runs
*£250 training allowances
*Ltd and PAYE payment options available

Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who may be interested in this role. Please contact Zakkiya on 01772 208969 with any referrals.