PLANNING LAWYER

Location
Bournemouth
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
14 Feb 2018
Closes
14 Mar 2018
Ref
SS01360121
Contact
Simon Shorter
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Established Planning Lawyer sought for Legal 500 practice located in Dorset.

The Firm
Our client is a well-established practice, who deliver a comprehensive range of legal services to commercial and private clients from their offices in the south of England. Staffed by specialist teams with high levels of expertise who recognise that excellent client care is at the heart of a successful practice, they go above and beyond to understand clients’ needs and provide a tailored and personable service. With numerous accreditations and an active presence within their local communities, they have built long standing relationships, which is reflected within their loyal and growing client base.
The Role

We are now actively seeking an experienced Planning Lawyer on a permanent basis in Bournemouth. Working alongside experienced planning lawyers and consultants, the successful Lawyer will manage a varied and challenging caseload covering all aspects of planning from initial assessments to challenges in the High Court. Areas may include but are not limited to: section 106 agreements; planning appeals; enforcement proceedings; objections to development; judicial reviews; neighbourhood plans and; high court challenges.

Keen to get involved with the continued success and development of the team, the successful Lawyer will build and maintain strong client relationships and promote the services of the team and practice as a whole. In return, the successful Lawyer can expect opportunities for professional development, exposure to high quality work and responsibility from the outset.

The Candidate
Applications are welcomed from qualified Solicitors or Legal Executives with solid experience in Planning;
Possess outstanding communication skills and a client-focused approach;
The ideal candidate will have previous experience in judicial review, high court challenges and public enquires;
Be highly organised, working well under pressure to meet tight deadlines;
Consider yourself to be pro-active, professional and detail orientated;
Have a desire for professional development.

PLANNING LAWYER

For further details of this Planning Lawyer vacancy, please contact Simon quoting reference SS01360121.



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