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Planning Solicitor

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I am currently working with a well-regarded Legal 500 law firm in the Midlands who are looking to make a hire into their Planning team. On offer is an established and supportive team, excellent quality work and a competitive salary. This role can be based in either Birmingham or Nottingham.

Key responsibilities of the Planning Solicitor

As a Planning Associate, you will play a crucial role in handling a caseload under the supervision of more senior lawyers within the team. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Offering high quality legal advice to clients on a wide range of legal issues and procedural matters
  • General planning litigation, such as drafting and bundle preparation
  • Engaging in litigation processes including drafting pre-action correspondence and pleadings
  • Interest and involvement with the firm’s business development initiatives

Key skills required of the Planning Solicitor

You will be a UK qualified solicitor at NQ level up 3 years post qualification experience. Given the nature of the work, you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, great client management skills and a keen eye for detail. You must be proficient at working in an organised and efficient manner.

About the firm

This firm are very well regarded in the Midlands market and the Planning team is highly rated for the quality of its work and experts in the team. The firm has a reputation for encouraging a friendly and supportive environment and juniors within this team are encouraged to take a key role in files with responsibility being given from day one. They offer flexible working arrangements in support of a good work-life balance. Their focus on wellbeing and individuality ensures that all their people can thrive.

For further information on this or other similar roles please contact Laura Gripton at Robert Walters on 0121 260 2512 or email laura.gripton@robertwalters.com

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal

Focus: Property

Industry: Legal

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Entry Level

Location: Birmingham

Job Reference: X5PVNO-B1A8854A

Date posted: 05 June 2024

Consultant: Laura Gripton

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