Planning Lawyer

Recruiter
JMC Legal Recruitment
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Jun 2019
Closes
26 Jun 2019
Ref
1173791549
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This Top 20 firm have achieved more tier 1 rankings in the Legal 500 UK Guide than any other firm; you will join a firm that is recognised as one of the most innovative law firms in Europe by a leading publication. The firm has a reputation for nurturing and developing legal talent; this is demonstrated by the sheer number of homegrown Partners.

The firm

This International firm have a long-standing reputation as being a market leader and being ahead of the curve regarding technology; they have systems which ensure they offer a first-class service to their clients. They now stand at over 1,500 lawyers operating from 23 locations throughout the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East; the firm is well-placed to advise on complex multi-jurisdictional transactions across a full range of legal disciplines.

The firm has significant international credentials in the global energy, infrastructure, financial services and advanced manufacturing and technology sectors and is growing its international real estate offering.

The firm stands out for its innovative approach to service deliver, they have developed a key piece of software which has allowed them to offer a range of unique services which have been very well-received by blue-chip companies.

The role

Due to strategic growth, the firm are seeking to hire a Planning Lawyer into their Manchester office.

You will work as part of a highly ranked legal 500 team. The team is busy and has had an influx of new work, making now an exciting time to join.

The Planning team covers the full remit of planning matters, from planning obligations, highways and infrastructure, community infrastructure levy, lawful development certificates and supporting other teams in the firm on property acquisitions and disposals, to contentious planning matters such as enforcement, compulsory purchase, judicial reviews, statutory challenges, and appeals.

You will find a real level of variety to the work, making for an interesting role. You will receive an excellent level of exposure, and given their level of growth, good prospects are in abundance.

Requirements
  • You will be a Planning Lawyer with between 2-6 years PQE
  • You will have experience at a Legal 500 ranked department
  • Strong academics are essential
  • First class communication skills are essential
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an industry leading benefits package

This an exciting opportunity for a Planning Lawyer to join one of the leading departments nationally, with great prospects, you will be based in the Manchester office.

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