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Senior Planning and Highways Lawyer

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Job ID:

14376

Practice Area(s):

Highways, Management, Planning

Location:

Gloucestershire, South-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

04.09.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

£39,782 to £42,683 (depending on experience)

Rewarding work, rewarding you! It has to be Gloucestershire.

We currently have an amazing opportunity for an experienced Senior Lawyer post within the County Council’s Corporate Infrastructure Advice Hub. If you are happy to undertake a wide range of high level legal work, able to work to tight deadlines and are flexible in the manner in which you work, apply to us today.

The work that you will be carrying out will have a real impact on the people of Gloucestershire in so many different ways. Contributions obtained through planning agreements help shape children’s lives through their formative years by ensuring that we have sufficient spaces and facilities to educate them. You will be helping to secure contributions that enable the County to support and upgrade its libraries and also help to shape the County’s road network system to keep the people of Gloucestershire moving.

If this is something that resonates with you, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Draft bespoke highways agreements and planning agreements of all ranges of complexity;
  • Provide high level planning, highways and rights of way advice
  • Attend committees and appeals with the ability to delivery your own advocacy (where appropriate)
As part of our team - along with the wide variety of work, the following great benefits are open to you:
  • Competitive rate of pay from £39,782  to £42,683 per annum (depending on experience)
  • Between 24.5 and 29.5 day’s annual leave each year (excluding bank holidays)
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Membership of the final salary Local Government Pension Scheme
In return you should be:
  • a qualified lawyer or have extensive experience of working in this field
  • Excellent/extensive knowledge of at least one of the specialist legal areas above
  • The skills to be adaptable and ability to work to tight deadlines
We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Gloucestershire. Gloucestershire County Council is a Stonewall Champion, a Mindful Employer and a Disability Confident Employer.

If you believe that you have the commitment and skills to make a difference , please apply to us by midnight 28 September 2020.

For further information or to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below.

Please do not worry if you are unable to apply by this date we are continually looking for lawyers who wish to progress their career with us. Please contact Bridgette Boucher on 01452 328731  or bridgette.boucher@gloucestershire.gov.uk  to discuss further.
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Gloucestershire County Council
Gloucestershire, South-West, United Kingdom

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Gloucestershire, South-West, United Kingdom
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Senior Planning and Highways Lawyer

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

14376

Practice Area(s):

Highways, Management, Planning

Location:

Gloucestershire, South-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

04.09.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

£39,782 to £42,683 (depending on experience)

Rewarding work, rewarding you! It has to be Gloucestershire.

We currently have an amazing opportunity for an experienced Senior Lawyer post within the County Council’s Corporate Infrastructure Advice Hub. If you are happy to undertake a wide range of high level legal work, able to work to tight deadlines and are flexible in the manner in which you work, apply to us today.

The work that you will be carrying out will have a real impact on the people of Gloucestershire in so many different ways. Contributions obtained through planning agreements help shape children’s lives through their formative years by ensuring that we have sufficient spaces and facilities to educate them. You will be helping to secure contributions that enable the County to support and upgrade its libraries and also help to shape the County’s road network system to keep the people of Gloucestershire moving.

If this is something that resonates with you, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Draft bespoke highways agreements and planning agreements of all ranges of complexity;
  • Provide high level planning, highways and rights of way advice
  • Attend committees and appeals with the ability to delivery your own advocacy (where appropriate)
As part of our team - along with the wide variety of work, the following great benefits are open to you:
  • Competitive rate of pay from £39,782  to £42,683 per annum (depending on experience)
  • Between 24.5 and 29.5 day’s annual leave each year (excluding bank holidays)
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Membership of the final salary Local Government Pension Scheme
In return you should be:
  • a qualified lawyer or have extensive experience of working in this field
  • Excellent/extensive knowledge of at least one of the specialist legal areas above
  • The skills to be adaptable and ability to work to tight deadlines
We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Gloucestershire. Gloucestershire County Council is a Stonewall Champion, a Mindful Employer and a Disability Confident Employer.

If you believe that you have the commitment and skills to make a difference , please apply to us by midnight 28 September 2020.

For further information or to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below.

Please do not worry if you are unable to apply by this date we are continually looking for lawyers who wish to progress their career with us. Please contact Bridgette Boucher on 01452 328731  or bridgette.boucher@gloucestershire.gov.uk  to discuss further.