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Planning Lawyer

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Job ID:

31375

Practice Area(s):

Planning

Location:

London 
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Employment Type:

Locum

Posted:

24.06.2024

Employer type:

Local Authority

Salary:

£40 - £55 per annum

Salary Type:

per year
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Job Description:

Planning Lawyer
Locum, 3-month rolling contract

Part-Time
London
£50-£60 per hour umbrella co. (Dependent on experience)

The position would be ideally suited to an experienced Planning Lawyer who is confident acting with minimal supervision, but you will still be well supported in your role. The client is ideally looking for someone who can attend planning committees once per month however this is negotiable, and there can be more flexibility for the right candidate.

This role is highly rewarding and will entail challenge, autonomy, and opportunity. You will have the chance to be involved in interesting projects. For the successful Planning Lawyer, this role could also provide long-term prospects for those who are open to considering permanent opportunities down the line.

Job Purpose:

  • To support the Principal Lawyer and Legal Services management team in the provision of strategic, high-level legal advice to the Councils, Members, and Officers, and support the provision of legal solutions in planning and related areas to enable the Councils to progress with corporate goals.
  • To lead and manage a team in a shared back-office support service. The team will include lawyers, legal officers, and support staff. The Senior Lawyer will support the Team Leader in the delivery of a portfolio of high-quality, and solution focused legal work in more than one discipline and across multiple sites, to customers in different organisations.
  • To have personal responsibility for a caseload of complex matters including, complex s106, planning, and highways advice, policy work, committees, inquiries, appeals, judicial review, and act as subject expert, with minimal need for supervision or external assistance.
  • To support the Principal Lawyer in meeting the strategic aims of the Legal Services department.
  • To build positive relationships with customers, assisting the Principal Lawyer in the role as relationship manager, and developing and marketing new and innovative solutions.
  • To support the Principal Lawyer in developing ways of maximising and improving income generation, and identifying savings.

If you have the necessary skills, ambition, and experience for this locum Planning Lawyer role, please apply now. Our client is looking for a quick appointment, so availability and speed of response is crucial.

Should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Maxine Beitler in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is proud to be an inclusive and accessible recruitment business and we support applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances. We can adapt our processes to accommodate everybody, so please let us know how we can help improve your recruitment experience. Please note, our advertisements use years' experience, hourly rates, and salary levels purely as a guide based on the specific skills set out in the advert. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who can demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. Our Consultants assess based on the experience and skills evidenced on the CV. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion due to the CV not matching the skill set required. 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.

Sellick Partnership is proud to be an inclusive and accessible recruitment business and we support applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances. Please note, our advertisements use years' experience, hourly rates, and salary levels purely as a guide and we assess applications based on the experience and skills evidenced on the CV. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice on our website.

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Planning Lawyer

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Job ID:

31375

Practice Area(s):

Planning

Location:

London 
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Employment Type:

Locum

Posted:

24.06.2024

Employer type:

Local Authority

Salary:

£40 - £55 per annum

Salary Type:

per year
col-wide   

Job Description:

Planning Lawyer
Locum, 3-month rolling contract

Part-Time
London
£50-£60 per hour umbrella co. (Dependent on experience)

The position would be ideally suited to an experienced Planning Lawyer who is confident acting with minimal supervision, but you will still be well supported in your role. The client is ideally looking for someone who can attend planning committees once per month however this is negotiable, and there can be more flexibility for the right candidate.

This role is highly rewarding and will entail challenge, autonomy, and opportunity. You will have the chance to be involved in interesting projects. For the successful Planning Lawyer, this role could also provide long-term prospects for those who are open to considering permanent opportunities down the line.

Job Purpose:

  • To support the Principal Lawyer and Legal Services management team in the provision of strategic, high-level legal advice to the Councils, Members, and Officers, and support the provision of legal solutions in planning and related areas to enable the Councils to progress with corporate goals.
  • To lead and manage a team in a shared back-office support service. The team will include lawyers, legal officers, and support staff. The Senior Lawyer will support the Team Leader in the delivery of a portfolio of high-quality, and solution focused legal work in more than one discipline and across multiple sites, to customers in different organisations.
  • To have personal responsibility for a caseload of complex matters including, complex s106, planning, and highways advice, policy work, committees, inquiries, appeals, judicial review, and act as subject expert, with minimal need for supervision or external assistance.
  • To support the Principal Lawyer in meeting the strategic aims of the Legal Services department.
  • To build positive relationships with customers, assisting the Principal Lawyer in the role as relationship manager, and developing and marketing new and innovative solutions.
  • To support the Principal Lawyer in developing ways of maximising and improving income generation, and identifying savings.

If you have the necessary skills, ambition, and experience for this locum Planning Lawyer role, please apply now. Our client is looking for a quick appointment, so availability and speed of response is crucial.

Should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Maxine Beitler in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is proud to be an inclusive and accessible recruitment business and we support applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances. We can adapt our processes to accommodate everybody, so please let us know how we can help improve your recruitment experience. Please note, our advertisements use years' experience, hourly rates, and salary levels purely as a guide based on the specific skills set out in the advert. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who can demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. Our Consultants assess based on the experience and skills evidenced on the CV. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion due to the CV not matching the skill set required. 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.

Sellick Partnership is proud to be an inclusive and accessible recruitment business and we support applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances. Please note, our advertisements use years' experience, hourly rates, and salary levels purely as a guide and we assess applications based on the experience and skills evidenced on the CV. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice on our website.