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NQ Planning Solicitor

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Bristol Avon and Somerset
Private Practice
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NQ Planning Solicitor

An excellent opportunity for an NQ planning solicitor to join a top 50 UK practice at their head office in Bristol.

This top tier planning team, ranked highly by the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, are undertaking both contentious and non-contentious planning work for a broad range of clients including retail & leisure operators, national house builders, financial institutions, developers, private clients and local authorities; as well as providing environmental advice in conjunction with transactional real estate work and corporate support.

The role for the NQ planning solicitor joining this team will involve:

* Drafting and negotiating planning agreements.
* Planning applications, certificates of lawfulness, letters of objection, witness statements and statutory declarations.
* Advising on enforcement, compensation, listed building and compulsory purchase.
* Inquiries and hearings including advocacy.

This role is ideally suited to an NQ planning solicitor, although more experienced candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply. Planning solicitors applying for this position should be able to display:

* A strong academic background.
* At least single training seat in planning.
* A background with a large regional or national firm is preferred but not essential.
* Strong commercial awareness, business development and communication skills.

The firm offer an excellent salary and benefits package, as well as continued training and structured career development.

To apply for the position of NQ 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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