Junior Planning Solicitor


  • £45000 - £55000 per annum
  • Birmingham
  • Posted: 22/06/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 215284724

Job Details

A leading national law firm is currently looking to appoint a Planning Solicitor into the Birmingham City Centre. The successful applicant will have be either an NQ but candidates with up to 4 years PQE are also encouraged to apply. On offer is a competitive salary (doe), comprehensive benefits package. This is an exciting opportunity to join one if the region’s leading planning teams and undertake a high quality of planning work. To register your interest, or to apply or for an initial career discussion please call Penny on 0121 454 1004 and quote Job Ref: 4724

JOB TITLE: Planning Solicitor
PQE REQUIRED: 2 – 4 PQE
LOCATION: Birmingham
SALARY: £50,000 - £60,000

THE ROLE:
As a highly skilled and ambitious Planning Solicitor, you will be motivated to excel within a top tier planning team, providing focused, clear and commercial solutions across an exciting and varied caseload. You will be responsible for the full lifecycle of planning services, from drafting of infrastructure agreements to the implementation of intricate and challenging mixed use schemes. The role requires high level provision of strategic planning advice, knowledge of mixed-use schemes and an understanding of the NPPF. You will gain exposure to a wide and varied client base, including social housing bodies, banks and retail and leisure operators. The Planning team have advised major national institutions on legal matters, such as English Heritage, Larkfleet Ltd and Grangier PLC.

THE CANDIDATE:
You will be a driven, determined and ambitious solicitor with a desire to advance your career with a top tier Planning team. You will be experienced with a range of planning matters, and be confident working closely with partners and high value clients. You will be motivated to strengthen and develop new client relationships, and take an active role in promoting the firm’s reputation both in and out of work. With excellent case management and interpersonal skills, you will have the ability to provide clear, concise and commercially minded solutions to a varied range of clients.

THE FIRM:
Home to this market leading top tier planning team, our client is a top 100 UK law firm renowned for providing an excellent level of client service through their provision of pragmatic and commercially minded solutions. Their ‘Gold Standard’ Investors in People accreditation exemplifies this firm’s commitment to exceptional employee care; fully investing in excellent career paths for intellectually strong and dedicated Solicitors. A dedicated career development framework is bolstered by a truly collaborative ,collegiate and supportive working culture which allows individuals to excel.

PACKAGE:
On offer is a highly competitive starting salary, an excellent benefits package and a clear path laid out for you to understand your career progression within the team.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact Penny Trotman at eNL on 0121 454 1004 or email penny.trotman@enllegal.co.uk with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. eNL will never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

eNL is handling a number of Planning Solicitor vacancies throughout The Midlands and The South West.. If you are a Planning Solicitor looking for a move, please call now.

eNL has a number of permanent, locum and consultant vacancies for private practice law firms, the public sector and FTSE in-house organisations, throughout England & Wales. If you are legally qualified or in a legal business support role and considering a career move, do get in touch, or go to https://www.enllegal.co.uk/enl/register-with-us to register your interest.

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