Planning Partner

Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£90000 - £140000 per annum
Posted
19 Apr 2019
Closes
17 May 2019
Ref
BBBH11360
Contact
Joseph Kersey
Practice area
Planning law
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent


Are you a Senior Associate looking for a step up in terms of responsibility? Perhaps you are in a top-heavy team looking for a route for career progression? Equally, this role would suit a Partner looking for a lateral move to a prestigious, growing and forward-thinking department.


This firm are looking to drive this Sector forward. They already have an existing presence in the market to which they are ranked in numerous regions. They are ideally looking for an individual who wants to build a department and Head the Leeds office.


The firm


This Top 50 law firm operates at the leading edge of business. They are recognised as a global elite law firm; the firm regularly advises on billion-dollar deals and high-profile cases on behalf of the world's most powerful corporations and financial institutions. The firm has offices across the Globe with over 30 offices in every continent. Innovation and creativity are an integral part of their culture. They are ahead of the curve and often set precedents where other firms then follow. Despite their large size, they have a collaborative way of working, where staff is heavily invested in, and many of the firm's Partners are home grown. The firm has devised many innovative ways of working and have developed a pioneering package of business and consultancy services and a unique project management system that allows it to deliver complex, multi-national legal services.


The role


The firm are looking to hire a Planning Senior Associate / Partner into their flourishing Leeds office.


You will lead the Planning department in the Leeds office and will be at the forefront of this industry leading team, you will work with the other Partners to drive the department forwards.
You will work as part of a highly ranked legal 500 Planning team. The team is busy and has had an influx of new work, making now an exciting time to join. You will deal with good quality work which will often be for HNW individuals.


You will deal with a high-quality caseload which will include; Town & Country Planning, Residential and Commercial Development!


You will deal with a broad caseload, the variety of which will make for an interesting role.


Requirements

  • You will be a Planning Lawyer with at least 7 years PQE (there is no upper limit in regard to the amount of PQE and I would urge even the most experienced of candidates to apply)
  • You should work for a well-known private client department
  • A meticulous eye for detail is essential
  • Experience of leading and mentoring more junior members of a team is to advantage but is not essential
  • Salary is above market rate and negotiable depending on your background and level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package


This is an excellent opportunity for a Planning Senior Associate / Partner to progress with an international, Top 50 firm based in Leeds office.


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

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