Planning Solicitor

ENL Legal Recruitment
£60000 - £70000 per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2021

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Practice area
Planning law
4 years, 5 years, 6 years
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Job Details

Planning Solicitor, London / Remote - An exciting opportunity to join a leading firm handling a mixed bag of planning and environmental matters. To apply please call Gemma Jones on 020 7183 8586 and quote Job Ref: 4120

JOB TITLE: Planning Solicitor
PQE: 3-6
LOCATION: London / Remote
SALARY: Excellent + Benefits

This leading planning and environment team forms part of this leading firm’s highly ranked construction group and is entering into an exciting phase of expansion. They are looking to hire an Associate to contribute to this growth and to support their existing clients' instructions. This role would suit individuals looking to take on a blended workload of planning and environment work. The team is currently working on many open files and advises on related matters for colleagues in other teams firm wide. There has been a spike in judicial review work which is expected to continue as well as ongoing high profile and complex matters requiring heritage, environment, CPO and DCO advice. The team typically undertakes planning and enforcement appeals, complex planning and highways agreements, complicated redevelopments and enforcement action matters that are interesting in nature. The opportunity available offers high quality and varied work, a great deal of client contact and the chance to become involved in practice development

The firm is looking for someone with 3-6 years’ experience and who possesses solid, relevant technical expertise. You should be able to demonstrate experience gained at a firm rated for its planning and environment capability. Whilst the firm’s office base is in London, they are currently working remotely and so as long as you would be willing to come to the office on occasion, you may not necessarily need to be currently based in London itself. You will be a core part of the team and able to access the technology, support and resources you require.

You will join a leading, national practice that offers excellent quality work, a collegiate working environment and the opportunity to progress your career long-term.

Along with a competitive salary the firm offers extensive benefits including 26 days' annual holiday and option to purchase 1 weeks' leave, performance related bonus scheme, profit share scheme, private medical insurance, auto-enrolment pension scheme with matched contributions (5% employer pension contribution when employee contributes 3%), life assurance scheme, critical illness cover + much more!

Contact Gemma Jones at eNL on 020 7183 8586 or email with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. eNL will never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

eNL is handling a number of Planning Solicitor vacancies throughout the London and the South East region. If you are a Planning Solicitor looking for a move, call now for a confidential discussion.

eNL has a number of permanent, locum and consultant vacancies for private practice law firms, the public sector and FTSE in-house organisations, throughout England & Wales. If you are legally qualified or in a legal business support role and considering a career move, do get in touch, or go to to register your interest.

In addition, if you know any legal professionals that may be interested in a new role, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (T&C’s apply).


Since 1999 eNL Legal has been providing job seeking legal professionals with insight, guidance and support through the recruitment process. Setting us apart from the competition is our truly personalised, tailored and confidential service.

Our friendly team are highly experienced and successful in placing the right candidates into the right jobs with the right clients. All eNL consultants work to the highest standards, ensuring long-lasting client relationships that result in access to exclusive vacancies with the most prestigious law firms and in-house legal teams.

Whether you are an NQ Solicitor or an experienced Partner, seeking a permanent position or a locum role, the eNL Legal team are on hand to guide you through the process of finding the jobs most suited to you throughout the UK.

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