Planning Locum

  • Job Reference: 6926210/001
  • Date Posted: 19 March 2020
  • Recruiter: South West
  • Location: England, United Kingdom
  • Salary: £40.00 to £45.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

Venn Group’s specialist legal team are excited to be recruiting for a Planning Locum to join a Local Authority legal team in the South West. The assignment is to start as soon as possible for an initial period of 3 months, on a part 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 £40-£45 per hour (via an umbrella company).

In the current circumstances, the local authority are now set up for remote working.


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.