BCL Legal Recruitment
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Planning and Environmental NQ Solicitor

Leeds and West Yorkshire
Private Practice
Contract Type:
Permanent role
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Planning & Environmental NQ Solicitor

Excellent high ranking commercial firm in Leeds is looking to recruit a junior solicitor to join their planning & environmental team.

The team & the work

- Highly regarded team in Leeds, largest planning team in the North
- Specialisms in planning, environmental and local government work
- Also work closely with the real estate team and projects team acting on behalf of major developers and in relation to infrastructure projects, handling the planning and environmental elements of the project
- They deal with all aspects of planning law, such as negotiations, appeals, consents, drafting of planning & related agreements, and the environmental implications of development proposals
- Handled over 30 planning appeals in the last 2 years
- Working very much cross-sector
- Broad and specialist experience gives them a unique position to understand this ever changing landscape
- Undertake their own advocacy at Public Inquiries
- Significant contentious work also undertaken
- CPO and Upper Tribunal matters, as well as Judicial Review matters

Who are they looking for?

- Either an NQ with a planning seat or a planning solicitor with up to 2 years' PQE in planning gained either within a law firm, in-house or a local authority
- Someone with drive and a commercial approach, who wants to build and expand their experience with the biggest planning team in the north#
- Someone with a strong intellect and capable of grasping the issues of complex matters

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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