Planning Lawyer

Recruiter
LAW Absolute
Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£30.00 - £45.00 per hour umbrella
Posted
08 Jul 2019
Closes
08 Aug 2019
Ref
HB/025838
Practice area
Planning law
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

Our client, a busy Local Authority based in the Northern Home Counties is seeking an experienced Planning Lawyer to join their team for an initial three month assignment with strong possibility of extension.

The successful Planning Lawyer will be required to carry a full and varied caseload from the outset. Your caseload will include:

  • S106 agreements,
  • S278 agreements,
  • Drafting of planning agreements and undertakings,
  • Public rights of way issues,
  • Public Inquiries, Appeals and Judicial Reviews

You will also be expected to cover Planning Committees on behalf of the council.

Our client is looking for a capable locum to the join their team on short notice. You will be required to work autonomously and without the need for supervision. Public sector experience is advantageous although not essential. Candidates from alternative backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

This role has arisen due to a peak in workload and therefore you must be able to hit the ground running.

If this sounds like your ideal next role, please get in touch by sending your CV in the first instance- hbedi@lawabsolute.com  You must be available to commence work on no more than two weeks’ notice.

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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.