Planning Solicitor

London – £60,000 - £80,000

A top 100 London based Law firm are actively looking to recruit a Planning Solicitor (1-3 yearsPQE) to join their Real Estate group. This role will sit at the firms South West London office and the Planning Solicitor will join a busy team working closely with a broad range of clients.

The firm has an excellent reputation in the London market and is known for being able to offer quality work, in a flexible environment that actively promotes a work life balance. This is a full service commercial law firm with multiple rankings and many notable individuals - a firm that can offer a long term career path in a professional and friendly environment.

The Planning and Real Estate group have broad range of clients that includes land owners, property developers, energy companies, charities and retailers. The work will be high quality and diverse, responsibilities may include:

• s106 agreements,
• compulsory purchase advice (compensation advice and settlement agreements),
• strategic advice on planning applications,
• planning appeals,
• promotion agreements,
• CIL advice,
• highways agreements,
• CLEUD and CLOPUD applications,
• Advice on permitted development prior approval applications,
• planning aspects of due diligence.

The firm are ideally looking to appoint an ambitious, determined, and personable Planning solicitor with 1-3 years PQE in Planning. This is a client facing role so it is essential that you are an excellent communicator who is able to develop and maintain active business relationships.

This role will offer the successful solicitor a competitive package with excellent and often challenging work. You will join a supportive environment that offers ongoing development and career prospects with a firm that promotes a work life balance.

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Guy Pearson

Divisional Head
+44 203 846 3071

Guy joined Douglas Scott in 2015 and now manages the London & South East Private Practice team. He recruits for City centre based and large scale international firms, top 100’s, leading regional and boutique practices. Guy places candidates of all levels from both qualified and non-qualified backgrounds. He always aims to build long term relationships with both candidates and clients and prides himself on delivering a professional, honest, and dedicated service. Prior to joining Douglas Scott, Guy spent 5 years working with a well-known national recruiter working within the Senior Finance market. Guy attained a BA (hons) degree in Philosophy from the University of Liverpool.

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Planning and Environmental Law
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX
  • Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Reference: 36977487

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