Planning Solicitor

England, London, City of London
£50000 - £80000 per annum
30 Sep 2019
28 Oct 2019
Joseph Kersey
Practice area
Planning law
Full time
Contract type

This firm are dynamic, entrepreneurial and have a real buzz about them. They have successful expanded in recent years, opening new offices across the region. Recognised in the Legal 500 for several practice areas, the firm are looking for a Planning Solicitor to join one of their London offices, where you work alongside specialists in the field.

The Firm

This regional firm has enjoyed huge success in recent years, opening new offices across Essex and Suffolk and making some key strategic hires. This success is evident in their continued recognition in the Legal 500 for many of their departments, as well as attracting and retaining leading individuals. Their practice areas include: Property, Corporate and Commercial, Employment, Family, and Dispute Resolution.

As a result of developing specialist areas and attracting top talent, this firm deals with a high-quality level of work. Networking and business development are encouraged, meaning each department benefits from a mixed and varied client base. You will find a firm proud of their roots, who treat staff like family.

The Role

Due to continuing growth, this firm are looking to hire a Planning Solicitor to join one of their offices in the City of London.

You will join a friendly, supportive and professional team. The planning department are highly-regarded in the region and house a number of individuals who are recognised in the Legal 500, as well as in the industry as being specialist leaders. The clients include national developers, local authorities and individuals. Your caseload will include general planning matters such as contracts, litigation and negotiations, providing advice, as well as business development and networking.

You will have good training and career development; for the right candidate very good career prospects are on offer.


  • You will be a Planning Solicitor with between 2 - 5 years PQE
  • You will have an excellent technical knowledge of planning matters and a good billings history
  • You will be a keen business developer, with proven experience in introducing new business
  • You should be ambitious and eager to progress
  • The salary will be competitive and based upon experience.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Planning Solicitor to join a growing, Legal 500 team based in City of London office.

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