Planning Lawyer

England, Hampshire, Southampton
£40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
19 Sep 2019
17 Oct 2019
Joe Bryant
Practice area
Planning law
Full time
Contract type

Are you seeking a progressive and growing team of a Top 200 firm in Southampton? This stand out, leading law firm works with some of the largest companies globally across 80 jurisdictions. They have the skills, experience and insight to deliver expert legal advice throughout Europe, the Americas, Asia and beyond.

You will find that with this varied and exciting role, no two days will be the same.
They are an ambitious practice, and this is reflected in their vision, they are very people centered and it is these foundations that the firm was built off.

The firm

This experienced national team has a strong record unlocking complex and difficult planning issues and assisting to obtain consents for major development projects throughout England & Wales.

They are top tier ranked in planning in the legal 500, having leading individuals in chambers. It's an informal small non-hierarchal structure. Office is open plan, they all sit next to each other. This person would be sat next to the Partner so would get excellent training and partner access. You will benefit from lots of client contact.

The firm is very progressive and have a reputation for developing and nurturing talent and they have a lovely culture with a good social aspect in all the offices.

This leading international law firm. With over 2,400 people, offers one of the most comprehensive UK networks, combined with coverage across Europe, the Americas, Asia and beyond. The firm work with many household names and some of the UK's largest institutional clients.

The role

The firm is seeking a Planning Lawyer to join their highly regarded Southampton office.

The Planning department is ranked highly in the Legal 500 tiers. You will deal with a fantastic quality of work, within a team of highly experienced Lawyers across the firm's network of offices, the client base will include a range of UK and overseas property companies and institutions, retailers, corporate occupiers, contractors, NHS, land owners and companies whose property assets are at the heart of their business as well as UK Government bodies.
The team offer a full range of services covering every stage of the property life cycle for a wide range of clients involved in different businesses.

The caseload will be broad and varied, making for a more interesting role.

You will find that there is a very open-door policy with Partners, and you receive an excellent level of support. This role comes with excellent prospects for progression.
The ideal candidate will be...

  • You will be a Planning Solicitor NQ - 4 PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)
  • You should have a good level of technical planning knowledge
  • This role comes with excellent prospects for progression
  • You will have excellent communication skills
  • Salary negotiable depending on experience, plus the ability to earn a lucrative bonus, progression prospects and an excellent benefits package.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Planning Lawyer to join this International, Top 200 law firm based in Southampton.

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