Planning Lawyer

Recruiter
Burges Salmon
Location
Easton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
1236767585
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job TitlePlanning Lawyer Work TypeFull Time - Permanent ExperienceNewly Qualified+Job LocationBristolLevelN/ADescriptionAt Burges Salmon, we provide a collaborative, friendly and sociable setting in which to thrive and realise your potential.We are currently recruiting within our Planning team and we are keen to speak to bright, talented individuals.The teamOur market-leading planning and compulsory purchase lawyers provide strategic advice to clients across a range of industry sectors. The team operates at the top level of the legal market, delivering planning and CPO advice to clients in the private and public sectors across the UK. We are involved in the entire development process - from devising consenting strategy to legal challenge.PlanningChambers have recently described us as"Burges Salmon provides a depth of experience and knowledge... and their flexibility in providing support during some challenging times is of great value to the client." Chambers UK, 2019WorkAs a planning and CPO lawyer at Burges Salmon, you will enjoy a varied workload, with the opportunity to do your own advocacy. The role could also include support to the firm's local government team on local government law.Recent work includes:Acting on a number of Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs) for transport and energy projects for clients including EDF, innogy, and Highways EnglandAdvising the Isle of Anglesey County Council on the proposed new nuclear power station and grid connection at WylfaAdvising developers on a range of major regeneration schemes including Filton Airfield and for Engie on its housing-led regeneration of the Rugeley Power Station siteAdvising a number of local authorities, including North Somerset Council and Pembrokeshire County Council, on compulsory purchase orders for major road schemesAdvising Canal and River Trust and the Environment Agency on a number of compulsory purchase orders for environmental schemes in the River SevernAdvising Redrow homes on its "garden city" proposal for 7,000 homes North West of CardiffAdvising on planning appeals for a range of developments including renewable energy schemes, housing and agricultural projects, and undertaking advocacy at hearings and inquiriesRequirementsWe look for individuals with strong commercial and legal potential. You will have recent and relevant work experience focused on planning and compulsory purchase. You will be a team player, able to manage a complex and varied workload effectively, and demonstrate a willingness to learn and be self-motivated.We are committed to finding the right person for this role and are open to discussing flexible working patterns.Get in touch!Our resourcing team can provide firm insight and an overview of the department to make sure this is the right opportunity for you. For a confidential conversation call or email:Victoria LewtonT: 0117 307 6942 E: victoria.lewton@burges-salmon.comUseful linksInvestors in People Gold Standard Our Culture, Our DealGary Soloman

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