about 1 month ago
*Job type: Temporary
*Area of Expertise: Planning Law
*Working hours flexible and some working from home available
This is an opportunity for a Senior Planning Solicitor to join a legal department of a Local Authority in Kent. This role is a 3-month temporary contract which is likely to be ongoing after the initial period.
Within the role our responsibilities will include a full and varied complex caseload of Planning matters, including providing legal advice to senior managers, elected members and staff across the authority, appear on behalf of the Council at the Magistrates Court, County Court and Tribunals and Inquiries as required, and to instruct Counsel in Higher Court matters. This includes but not limited to Building Control, Planning Enforcement, Inquiries and Planning Advocacy, Listed Buildings, CPO's, SW106 Agreements and CILs
The ideal candidate will:
oBe a qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive with a current Practicing Certificate
oAt least 4 years' experience in Planning is essential
oPrevious experience working for a local authority is recommended however the manager may be willing to consider candidates from a private practice background
Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact Joel Baron:
Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.
We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who may be interested in this role. Please contact Joel onwith any referrals.
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