Planning Lawyer

LAW Absolute
South-West of England
05 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Practice area
Planning law, Public law
Full time
Contract type

LAW Absolute is currently working with an excellent client based in the South West of England.

They are seeking a Planning Lawyer to start immediately on an initial three month contract focusing purely on Highway matters.

If your application is successful you will be expected to carry out the following duties:

  • draft road traffic orders taking them through the process to execution with particular experience in relation to speed limit orders, residents parking and movement and other highways safety orders.
  • Give legal advice and guidance to highways staff dealing with traffic orders.
  • Have in-depth experience on procedural requirements to contribute towards a review of current processes with a view to improving efficiency.
  • Provide similar highways legal services to a neighbouring authority

You will be expected to work well in a dynamic team and without the need for supervision.

Previous Local Authority experience is advantageous but not essential.

If this sounds like your ideal role then please do not hesitate to send a copy of your updated CV to Robyn Keegan- or call 02070928008.

At LAW Absolute we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours.  However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate individually.  If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained.

LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

LAW Absolute has specialised in legal local government recruitment since 2003. Today, almost 400 lawyers work through LAW Absolute within local government throughout England and Wales. Our reputation, networks and exceptional market knowledge place LAW Absolute in the prime position to provide the best possible service to both employers and lawyers seeking work.