Planning & Environment Senior Associate

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Posted 26 days ago
Contract Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£60,000 - 75,000
Area of Law:
Sector:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
JH/134042
Posted:
19th May 2024
Planning & Environment Senior Associate 3+ PQE - Leeds A highly-regarded national firm is looking for an experienced Associate or Senior Associate to join their multi-disciplinary Planning & Environment team in Leeds and support the growth of the team and wider national Group. 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 Planning team is one of the fastest growing 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 Leeds team is led by a highly regarded Partner, recognised as one of the top 20 Planning Solicitors in the country. You will have the opportunity to work alongside the Partner and support the growth of the team. ABOUT YOU · Qualified Planning and/or Environment solicitor, ideally 3 years PQE upwards. · 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. OTHER INFORMATION · Competitive starting salary of £60k upwards depending on experience, as well as a bonus and a comprehensive benefits package. · Hybrid working and vibrant, modern office in the heart of Leeds City Centre. If you would like to hear more about this role, please contact jenniferhepple@bcllegal.com 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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Jennifer Hepple
Jennifer Hepple

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Yorkshire

jenniferhepple@bcllegal.com

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