Planning Solicitor

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Incentives, Negotiable
27 Mar 2019
24 Apr 2019
Joseph Kersey
Full time
Contract type

Are you a Planning and Environment Solicitor seeking an opportunity to progress with a Top 100 firm that has a reputation for nurturing and developing talent and offering a better work/life balance and flexibility? This firm has a stand-out culture that is dynamic, entrepreneurial, and forward thinking. They develop talent from within which has given them an unprecedented staff retention rate.

The Firm

This firm is a Top 100 practice International law firm with over 800 members of staff and offices across the UK, Middle East, and the Far East.

The practice has a stand-out culture compared with that of firms of a similar size. They are different and they believe it is their people that make them unique. They have an industry leading training program for Solicitor's on a management track, this investment in staff has given them a large proportion of homegrown Partners. You will find that there is much more in the way of work-life balance and flexibility.

The Role

The firm is seeking to hire a Planning and Environment Solicitor with 2 - 6 years PQE to join their Manchester City Centre team.

The Planning and Environmental team undertake a huge variety of both contentious and non-contentious matters. Many of the team's high profile and significant matters have been watched closely by the sector.

This role will have you working as part of the team to support the Partner in Manchester and advising on matters such as complex planning applications, section106 agreements, section 278 agreements

You will be working on Major Developments Schemes across many sectors including Residential, Waste, Retail, Highways, Aviation as well as Judicial review matters. You will be involved with the Environmental due diligence dividing developers and purchases on contaminated land, protected species and environmental impact.

You will also assist in the future development of the firm's planning and environmental offering outside London.


  • You will be a Planning and Environment Solicitor with at least 2 years PQE
  • This role comes with excellent prospects for career growth
  • You will have good client facing experience
  • Strong technical knowledge is essential
  • You will have excellent technical knowledge
  • Salary is above market rate and negotiable depending on your level of experience.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Planning and Environment Solicitor 2 - 6 years PQE to join this Top 100 firm in Manchester City Centre.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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