Planning Lawyer Central Government x3

Sellick Partnership (Legal) Limited
England, London
£33 - £44 per hour + + flexible working arrangements
Closing date
11 Nov 2020

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Planning Lawyers x 3 - Central Government
Contract - 6 months

£33 - £44 per hour
London (Currently Remote)

About the Role:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for 3x Planning Law Lawyers to join a Central Government Legal Department in London for a minimum of 6 months. These diverse role that combines advisory work with contentious litigation across a broad range of planning issues. The successful candidates will be a qualified Lawyers (Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent) and will have strong complex planning experience. The role is open to lawyers with planning experience in other commonwealth jurisdictions.

Key Requirements

The ideal candidate for these Planning Law Lawyer roles will have:

  • Qualified Lawyer (Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent)
  • Experience managing a caseload of complex planning cases
  • Planning Litigation experience is highly desirable
  • Experience of statutory drafting is highly desirable
  • 3+ years of post-qualified experience
  • Public sector/Local Government experience desirable but not essential

Key responsibilities
The successful candidate for these Planning Law Lawyer roles will be required to:

  • Providing legal advice to planning policy colleagues on reforms to the planning system
  • Providing advice to planning casework colleagues and to ministers on planning decisions called in for the Secretary of State's own determination and on recovered appeals
  • Providing advice to planning policy colleagues on housing
  • Providing training or training materials for policy colleagues

On Offer

  • Central London location (when office based)
  • Central Government role
  • 6 month contract with likely extension based on performance
  • £33-44 per hour
  • Remote working with a flexible working arrangements available in the future

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Mark Bladen in our London office for a confidential discussion on 0203 997 9255.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you. Sellick Partnership is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice which can be found in the footer on our website.

About Sellick Partnership - Top legal recruiter in the UK
Our Legal Recruitment Consultants are market specialists and highly experienced in sourcing and placing high-calibre locum, contract and permanent legal professionals across the UK. Founded in 2004, our Legal team are considered one of the best in the country and are highly knowledgeable in their specialist markets. Our Legal Recruitment Consultants place legal professionals on a nation-wide basis across a range of disciplines and roles and across all sectors including: 

  • Public Sector & Not-for-Profit legal roles
  • In-House legal roles
  • Private Practice legal roles

We recruit paralegals right up to legal director/legal executive level across all areas of law including, but not limited to the below:

  • Childcare Law
  • Housing Law
  • Civil Litigation Jobs
  • Adult Social Care
  • Property Law
  • Planning Law
  • Commercial Contracts jobs
  • Employment Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Data Protection Lawyer jobs
  • Freedom of Information

For our clients, we offer a tailored approach to recruitment services which is based on the needs of your organisation. We take the time to get to know you and your organisation, and ensure we support you at every step of the way to secure high-calibre candidates every time.

For our candidates, we regularly partner with legal chambers to hold CPD training events to help you keep abreast of industry news and topical issues. These events are a great way of networking and learning new skills that you can use as you progress through your career. Our team of expert Legal Consultants are always available - from CV advice and interview techniques to a general conversation about what is happening in the market currently, we can help you make your next career move and find the best role for you. 

With in-depth sector knowledge, an extensive network of clients and high-calibre legal professionals plus an unrivalled name in the market, we are best placed to support your recruitment needs. Get in touch with us today to find out how we can help you. 

Manchester Tel: 0161 834 1642
Leeds Tel : 0113 243 9775
London Tel: 0203 741 8189

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  • Sellick Partnership
  • Queens Court
  • Manchester
  • M2 5HX
  • GB
  • 0161 834 1642
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