Planning Lawyer

Posted 07 November 2023
Salary Rate negotiable subject to PQE
LocationWest Midlands
Job type Temporary
Discipline Legal & Governance Recruitment
Contact NameKatrina Nielsen

Job description

We are currently partnering a Metropolitan Borough Council in the West Midlands area, who are recruiting for a Planning Lawyer to join the team on a locum basis, for 3-months initially.

The role will be on a part-time basis for 2-days a week, and will offer fully remote working with attendance required at the monthly planning committee. The hourly rate is negotiable subject to PQE.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Providing advice and representing the Council’s planning functions in areas of Development Control and Planning Enforcement

  • Handling a varied caseload predominately focused on Town and Country Planning matters

  • Attending monthly Planning Committee meetings to give advice to members and officers

  • Training members on probity and dealing with any member interest arising at committees

Working hours:

  • 15 hours per week

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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