Service Care Legal are recruiting on behalf of a local authority in Essex, who are seeking a Planning and Highways Lawyer to join their team on a contract basis.
Please find below further details about this position.
ROLE: Planning Lawyer LOCATION: Essex CONTRACT: 6 months with view to being extended, 36.25 hours per week RATE: £35.00 to £45.00 per hour This role can be worked as a hybrid or remote role, but may require office attendance for occasional planning meetings.
To progress full caseloads of matters through to completion related to Planning & Highways
Matters will include section 106 planning obligations and s38 and s278 highways agreements
To assist more junior members of staff with any legislative issues
Support planning appeals and advise on policy
A qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive and Barrister with at least 2 years’ PQE
Previous experience of working within local authority would be highly advantageous
Someone who is able to come in and hit the ground running with cases
Able to work with minimal supervision and remotely