Planning Lawyer

  • Generous
  • Exeter
  • Posted: 11/12/2019
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: 215277820

Job Details

SUMMARY: Senior Planning Locum, Exeter, 3+ PQE - A unique opportunity to join a Public Sector Body as a Planning Lawyer on a Locum basis to cover permanent recruitment. Call us now on 0121 4541004.

JOB TITLE: Planning Lawyer
LOCATION: Exeter, Devon

This Public Sector Body are currently seeking a Senior Planning Lawyer to join them on a locum basis to cover permanent recruitment. As a Planning Solicitor you will provide the efficient and cost effective delivery of legal services within a culture of customer focus, continuous improvement, service excellence and employee development and on top of this you will deliver specialist legal advice and advocacy for all matters relating to planning, highways and to some degree assets of community value and there is the opportunity to cover licensing cases. You will conduct proceedings, public inquires, appeals and judicial reviews before the Planning Inspectorate, in the High Court, Court of Appeal, Magistrates Courts, Crown Courts and Tribunals and to appear as an advocate as appropriate.

The Planning Solicitor will be experience with at least 3 years PQE demonstrable ability to effectively communicate complex legal issues to Members and officers and to provide cogent legal advice accordingly. You will have extensive knowledge of planning and highways legislation and extensive experience in dealing drafting, negotiating and completing S106 agreements and unilateral undertakings and incidental highway agreements, without supervision. The ideal Planning Solicitor will show initiative, drive and determination to get the job done with an aptitude to hit the ground running.

This Public Sector are looking to appoint a locum to commence with them immediately.


Contact Felicity Simpson at eNL on 0121 454 1004 for a confidential discussion or email attaching your most up to date CV.

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eNL is handling a number of Planning Solicitors vacancies throughout the South West. If you are a Planning Locum looking for a move, call now for a confidential discussion. As part of our candidate care process we aim to respond to all applications within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please go to to register your interest for similar positions. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

In addition, if you know any Planning Locum's who may be interested, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (Terms and Conditions apply).

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