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Senior Planning Lawyer

  • Job reference: JHSPLHC/1109
  • Location: Hackney, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Planning Lawyer to join a local authority in London on a temporary basis. They are looking for someone to join their Planning team at a senior level to help with the management of the department.

You will be an experienced Planning Lawyer and join their office on a temporary basis. The role will include working within and managing their small but busy Planning team, which is part of their larger legal team to help them with matters relating to Planning Law.

Duties and Responsibilities
*Managing a team of 3 people within the Planning department.
*Carrying an extensive Planning Law caseload of high profile, complex matters.
*Providing a high quality of representation to the Council on matters relating to public sector.
*Drafting legal letters and legal agreements to meet tight deadlines.

Experienced Required
*Must be a qualified Solicitor with a current practising certificate.
*Minimum 4 years PQE within Planning Law.
*Managerial experience, however candidates without this experience will be considered
*Local Authority experience, however good private practice experience may be considered

If you are interested in applying for this Senior Planning Lawyer role, please do not delay in sending your application to or calling 01772 208969 to discuss this role in more detail. If you are not interested in this position but would like to know about other opportunities, please visit to view our open vacancies.
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