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Principal Planning and Highways Solicitor

Job Description

Service Care Legal are currently working alongside a innovative shared legal service, based in Northamptonshire, which is in need of an experienced Planning and Highways Solicitor to join their team at a Principal level.

ROLE: Principal Planning and Highways Solicitor

LOCATION: Northamptonshire - remote with the requirement to attend committee meetings once a month

RATE: £50 - £60ph

CONTRACT LENGTH: 3 months ongoing

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide planning and highways advice to internal clients and Councillors
  • Review planning reports before they go to planning committee
  • Attend planning committee once a month (evening meeting) and to attend Chair's briefing


  • Qualified Solicitor with experience in Local Government
  • Excellent knowledge of planning and highways law
  • Ability to provide legal advice on all matters relating to Highways
  • Ability to draft instructions to Counsel as required


  • Opportunity to work with a reputable Local Government
  • Flexible working hours
  • Weekly pay

If this Principal Planning Solicitor vacancy sounds like an opportunity that is right for you or someone you know, 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.