Senior Planning Lawyer

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Posted 30+ days ago
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£70,000 - 80,000
Area of Law:
Private Practice
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30+ days ago
Senior Planning Lawyer - Leeds A highly regarded national firm is looking for a Senior Planning lawyer to join their successful team in Leeds. The team have an established client-base with well known, high profile names and excellent quality work. This leading national firm continues to move from strength to strength, with several consecutive years of successful growth. With continued commitment to the ongoing attraction, development and retention of talent, the firm look to continue with this success and have strategic plans in place to do so. They pride themselves on being a friendly, approachable and collaborative firm, that recognise the importance of health and wellbeing, as well as creating an environment in which people feel supported to live their best life professionally and personally. If you're looking to move to a successful law firm where you will be encouraged to grow and thrive and play a key part in the wider firm's accomplishments, this is the right move for you. The Opportunity: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Planning Managing Associate or Partner to join a successful team. This will be a key appointment for the team and the successful candidate will play a key part in supporting growth in Leeds. You will work closely with the Partners across a wide range of planning matters from non-contentious legal agreements (largely s106 agreements) to planning enforcement, CPO, highways/public rights of way, planning strategy, BNG and nutrient neutrality and CIL advice. There is a broad client base to include house-builder clients, social housing clients, local authorities, health trusts, individuals, large private and charitable estates and retail operators. What they're looking for: · Qualified Solicitor with at least 6 years PQE · Experience gained within an established planning practice · Ideally experience of overseeing/supervising junior team members · Exceptional communication skills and the ability to develop strong relationships with new and existing clients · A strong commercial acumen and the drive to develop the existing practice. The successful candidate can expect to be offered a competitive salary in the region of £70k upwards depending on experience. As well as hybrid working and a range of other benefits including pension scheme, bonus scheme and a range of flexible benefits such as life assurance, holiday purchase. If this sounds like the ideal role, please contact for a confidential discussion. Or apply now with a copy of your CV for immediate consideration! BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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