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Planning Lawyer

Job Role:
Other Role
Employment Type:
Freelance Roles
Sub-Employment Type:
Govt / Public Sector
Greater London
Central London
Salary Description:
35 Per Day Umb/ Paye
Start Date:
Number 8 Group Ltd
Job Ref:

We are looking for a Planning Lawyer with 3 yrs.+ pqe as a planning lawyer in local/central government or private practice.

Skills/Experience required:


Good knowledge and practical experience of planning law;
Excellent powers of analysis and sound legal judgment, with the ability to produce timely and fit for purpose, risk-based advice;
The ability to think strategically and creatively, see legal issues in their wider context and advise accordingly.


Experience of statutory drafting.

Main duties/responsibilities are likely to include:

providing legal advice to planning policy colleagues on reforms to the planning system including to: the planning application procedure, permission in principle, fees, enforcement, permitted development and prior approvals;
providing advice to planning casework colleagues and to ministers on planning decisions called in for the Secretary of State’s own determination and on recovered appeals;
providing advice to planning policy colleagues on housing: including advice on the Housing Delivery Test and Local Housing Need, on green belt policy and on Gypsies and Travellers;
as required, providing training or training materials for policy colleagues.

Remote working until GLDs office open - London

As well as the experience required above you will have the necessary qualifications, skills & experience to take control of this requirement from its inception to its completion.

If you meet the experience required above please apply/call/mail me ASAP for the full spec/more information. Thank you.

Contact Details:
Number 8 Group Ltd
Tel: 02087472161
Contact: James Christie

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