In-house Environment and Planning Solicitor

West Sussex – £50,000 - £60,000

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an environment and planning solicitor to join the In-house legal team of a well-known utility company, on a contract basis, based in Sussex. The ideal solicitor will have 2+ PQE, with experience of advising on planning and environment law. You will be expected to work mostly autonomously, identifying all potential areas of risk and consequent solutions. Salary is c.£60,000, however is flexible.

This instantly recognisable utility company are looking for an experienced environment and planning solicitor to join their In-house team, on a 10-month basis, to be based in Sussex. The business prides itself on its innovative approach to all processes and strives to offer a collaborative working environment, investing in employees across all levels of the company.

The successful candidate will be working mostly autonomously in regards to planning and environmental matters and will therefore be largely responsible for ensuring all processes are set and achieved to the highest standard. You will be expected to lead by example and communicate standards, as well as solutions to potential risks, across all levels of the business; therefore an individual with excellent communication skills is essential.

This is a unique opportunity for a 2+ PQE environment and planning solicitor to join a fast-paced In-house legal team, please apply direct for immediate consideration.

Douglas Scott is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Alexandra Spencer-Brown

Recruitment Consultant
0161 233 6360

Alexandra is part of the In-house legal team, joining Douglas Scott in 2018. She works within the London and Midlands areas to help support candidates of all levels, predominantly Paralegals and qualified professionals, assisting them in their career moves. She works with a range of clients across all industries but mainly deals with roles within the commercial sector. Alexandra has a background in management and sales having worked previously as an assistant manager for a nationwide car rental company. She also studied Business Management and Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Planning and Environmental Law
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX, In House
  • Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: West Sussex
  • Reference: AS43009

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