Southern Water

Environment and Planning Lawyer

Location
Worthing, West Sussex
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
06 Jul 2017
Closes
31 Jul 2017
Sector
In-house
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

 

Environment and Planning Lawyer

Southern Water has an exciting opportunity for a Lawyer to join its in-house legal team at its Head Offiice in Worthing. The successful candidate will be required to provide advice, identify risks and implement solutions relating to environmental, regulatory and planning legal matters, thereby assisting the Company in acting in a responsible and sustainable way towards the environment and public health. Examples of work include environmental and public health impacts, planning applications and appeals, and regulatory challenges and enforcement. The work is technically challenging but highly rewarding.The successful candidate will be a qualifiied Solicitor, Barrister or FCILEX with post-qualification experience in environment, regulatory and/or planning issues. Excellent written and verbal communication are required as is the ability to work as part of a team, a proactive positive nature, and the ability to build relationships at all levels.

Salary: Highly competitive package incl. excellent benefits (pension, car/allowance, bonus, health insurance).

Employment type: Permanent.

Closing date for applications is 31st July.

Please apply for either role via email to: careers@southernwater.co.uk