Planning Locum

  • Job Reference: 6787020
  • Date Posted: 12 August 2019
  • Recruiter: Venn Group Limited
  • Location: Dorset
  • Salary: £35.00 to £40.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Venn Group’s specialist legal team are excited to be recruiting for a Locum Planning Lawyer to join a Local Authority legal team in the South West. The assignment is to start in September 2019 and offered for an initial period of 3 months, on either a part time or a full time basis.
The successful applicant will have a thorough knowledge of planning law and will have managed their own caseload of matters in a Local Government environment.

The day-to-day duties will include:

  • Providing advice on a wide range of planning matters and developing income streams
  • Advising and making recommendations to the senior management team regarding corporate governance and strategic projects to ensure the best possible outcomes for the authority
  • Drafting and negotiating section 106 agreements
  • Attending planning inquiries and Planning Committees when required

The position offers an attractive hourly rate of £35-£40 per hour and can offer a day or two homeworking after an initial period.

To apply for this position, please contact Alice Hughes or Lauren Watts at Venn Group on 0117 930 8760, or email

Venn Group aim to achieve the highest standards so you can be assured your application will be handled with professionalism and care.

Venn Group acts as an employment agency and an employment business.