Planning Solicitor

Posted 16 January by Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment

Planning Solicitor - Crawley

My client is a leading national legal 500 firm in the area of Planning Law. The Planning Law team in Crawley has a strong track record of dealing with difficult planning issues and obtaining consent for major development projects on a national scale.

Recent projects within the Planning Law team in Crawley include:

· The regeneration of a former industrial area in the South Downs National Park, to form an exciting new mixed use development comprising new homes, community facilities and a 'lanes' style artisan market area.
· A high profile regeneration scheme in south London, which has the potential to truly transform and revitalise the local area.
· Assisting a well-known local business with obtaining planning consents for new premises, supporting their plans for growth and expansion; and
· Assisting the foremost operator of crematoria with their ambitious expansion plans across the country

Ideally the successful candidate will have experience of:

* Planning Law applications and appeals
* Drafting and negotiating planning, and other infrastructure agreements
* Enforcement appeals
* Judicial review and High Court appeals
* Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas
* Environmental issues (including environmental impact assessments)
* Project management
* Planning inquiries and informal hearings

You will be expected to have 3 years PQE solicitor with a background in Planning Law.

The firm expects you to already possess strong technical abilities, however, they encourage long term development through their unique learning programme.

You will be rewarded with strong partner and client access, working in and with a friendly and supportive team, a good remuneration package and excellent career progression opportunities. You will also be encouraged and supported in getting involved in business development to and develop your own network of contacts within the planning and development sector.

The firm employs over 2800 people in 15 UK offices.

Planning Solicitor - Crawley

I urge you to apply now for immediate consideration for interview.

Please contact Jonathan Hoose, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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Required skills

  • Planning Development

Reference: 34003555

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