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Planning Solicitor

Planning Solicitor

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Location:
Bristol Avon and Somerset
Salary:
£37,000.00 - 42,000.00
Sector:
Private Practice
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
GA/49170

Description

Planning Solicitor

Planning Solicitor. BCL Legal is instructed by a Legal 500 ranked Bristol practice, seeking to recruit a junior planning solicitor. This role will encompass both contentious and non-contentious planning and environmental work for a range of clients throughout the UK including property developers & house builders, landed estates, farmers & rural businesses, landowners, financial institutions & corporate occupiers.

The team undertake a full spectrum of non-contentious planning & environmental work which includes:

* Negotiating & drafting planning agreements.
* Negotiating & drafting infrastructure agreements.
* Due diligence reports (in relation to Brownfield sites).
* Advising in relation to contaminated land.
* Planning applications.

The team also undertake a full spectrum of contentious planning & environment work which includes:

* Advising on statutory appeals and challenges (High Court and Judicial review).
* Mitigation.
* Enforcement notices and Planning Contravention Notices.
* Breaches (Condition notices, Listed buildings, Conversation areas and TPOs).
* Statutory nuisance.
* Offences under the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

This role is ideally suitable to junior planning solicitors between NQ and 2 years PQE. Candidates must have at least a training seat in planning with exposure to both contentious and non-contentious work. Experience in environmental work is preferred but not essential. Planning solicitors applying for this role will ideally have a strong academic background and training/experience gained with a reputable national practice.

On offer is an excellent salary and benefits package and the opportunity to join a leading team undertaking unique, interesting, complex and high value work on a national scale.

To apply for the position of Planning Solicitor please contact Gishan Abeyratne at BCL Legal.

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
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