FTC - Principal Planning and Highways Lawyer

  • Job Reference: PBT/6950940/001
  • Date Posted: 12 March 2020
  • Recruiter: Midlands
  • Location: Cambridgeshire, England
  • Salary: £42,126 to £56,932
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Fixed Term Contract – Principal Planning and Highways Lawyer – £42,126 to £56,932 – East Anglia

Venn Group’s specialist legal team are recruiting for a Principal Planning and Highways Lawyer to join a Local Authority based in the East Anglia. The position is offered on a Fixed Term Contract for 12 months ona full-time basis, with the possibility of flexible working.

The successful applicant will possess a thorough knowledge of planning law and will have managed a caseload of matters within Local Government. Whilst not essential, a candidate with experience of other areas of law would be beneficial.

Applications are welcome from qualified Solicitors, Barristers or Legal Executives with relevant experience; ideally gained from within local government.

Day-to-day duties will include:

  • Handling a range of Planning matters including s106 agreements

  • Leading other members of the team in a line management capacity

  • Deal with recruitment and selection and appraisals

  • Advising on Right of Way enquiries

  • Attending Planning Enforcement meetings

  • Manage high volumes of planning and highways transactions

  • Advising on a variety of general Planning Law enquiries

  • Attending Planning Committees when required

  • When required, advising on other areas of law

The position offers an attractive rate of £42,126 to £56,932 depending on experience.

Please apply for this role online or for further information contact Philippa Turner or Emma Walker at Venn Group via phone, email or LinkedIn for further information.


0121 616 0660



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