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Senior Planning Lawyer

Job Description

Service Care Legal are recruiting on behalf of a London Borough Council who are seeking a Senior Planning Lawyer to join their team on a contract basis. Please find below further details with regards to the position.

ROLE: Senior Planning Lawyer
LOCATION: North West London
CONTRACT: 3 months with possibility of extension, 36 hours per week
RATE: £40.00 to £50.00 per hour

Please note that this role would be hybrid working (1 or 2 days in the office per week).

The Role of the Senior Planning Lawyer

  • To provide advice on complex Planning and Regeneration matters throughout the council
  • Matters will include planning, highways and regeneration
  • Providing legal advice and support to the Council's Planning Committee and dealing with Section 106, 38 and 278 agreements

The Person

  • A qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister with a minimum of 2 years' PQE
  • To have a strong understanding of Section 106 agreements and planning policy within the public sector
  • Experience of working in a local government legal service and of dealing with council members is desirable

The Benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Weekly payroll

If this Senior Planning Lawyer role sounds like an opportunity of interest, please contact Lloyd Stanley on 01772 208969 , or email We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.