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Planning & Environment Senior/Principal Associate 5+ PQE - Birmingham BCL Legal is delighted to be supporting a highly-regarded national firm seeking to recruit an experienced Senior or Principal Associate to join its multi-disciplinary Planning & Environment team in Birmingham and support the growth of the team nationally. The Opportunity: This is a Top 50 Law Firm with offices throughout the UK. They have authentically grown into one of the largest full-service firms in the UK and they have ambitious plans for further growth this year. If you're looking for an entrepreneurial firm with high quality work and real prospects of progression coupled with collaborative teams and friendly, modern offices, this firm has everything you're looking for. The team is one of the fastest growing planning teams in the UK, operating nationally as a multi-disciplinary Planning & Environmental Group. The team comprises planning lawyers, environmental lawyers and planning consultants operating across all development sectors and they offer a wide range of expertise across both Planning and Environmental matters, to include specialist areas of environmental regulation from natural environment, biodiversity and sustainability, to environmental permitting, circular economy, contaminated land, waste and water regulation, climate change and regulatory defence. The team is led by a highly regarded Partner, recognised as one of the top 20 Planning Solicitors in the country. The Ideal Candidate: · Qualified Planning and/or Environment solicitor, ideally with upwards of five years' PQE. · Demonstrable experience of contentious planning and environment work to include Planning Inquiries and High Court challenges/Judicial Reviews. · Experience advising on advisory and transactional work including Section 106 agreements, highways and other statutory agreements, Environmental Impact Assessments and Strategic Environmental Assessments, waste-related planning law, and advising on the planning or environmental aspects of property and corporate transactions. · Enthusiastic and passionate about planning law. · A strong commercial acumen. The firm offer a competitive as well as a firm wide bonus and comprehensive benefits package. You will also benefit from hybrid working and vibrant, modern office in the heart of Birmiingham City Centre. If you would like to hear more about this role, please contact to arrange a confidential chat. Or apply now with a copy of your CV for immediate consideration! BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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