Planning Solicitor

Location: Birmingham & West Midlands
Experience: 2-4 Years
Specialism: Planning
Date Posted: December 06, 2019
Job ID: 1571
Employment Type: Permanent

A leading international practice offers a rare and exciting opportunity for a planning solicitor to join their Legal 500 ranked and award-winning planning team in Birmingham.

This planning team in Birmingham forms part of a national practice across the firm's nine UK offices working on complex planning projects for clients throughout the UK and in support of projects being transacted from their foreign offices.

The planning team act for developers, landowners, housebuilders, retailers, professional sports clubs and local authorities with particular expertise in greenfield, urban, town centre regeneration and mixed-use schemes and advising on projects across leisure & retail, residential development, highways, infrastructure, transport, logistics, mining & minerals, energy & waste, and tall buildings.

The successful planning solicitor joining this team will undertake a broad range of complex planning work which will include:

- Planning obligations.
- Appeals.
- Advisory matters.
- Compulsory purchase.
- Heritage law.
- Environmental impact assessments.
- Public rights of way.
- Highways.

This position is ideally suited to planning solicitors with at least two years PQE. Planning solicitors applying for this position should be able to display:

- A strong academic background.
- Training and experience gained with a leading national or regional practice.
- Strong technical knowledge of planning matters and commercial acumen.
- Excellent communication skills both written and oral.

As a leading international practice, the firm offers a market leading salary, an excellent benefits package, bespoke training and development allowing their lawyers to have clear direction and support for their career progression.

For more information or to make an application please contact Gishan Abeyratne -


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