Planning Solicitor- Bristol
A fantastic opportunity for a junior solicitor to join our successful and well respected Planning Team.
Role: Planning Solicitor
Hours: Full Time – 37.5 hours per week
Vacancy Reference: 394-LBL
Our Planning Team in Bristol is looking for a Solicitor to handle exceptional quality work, dealing with both individual transactions, alongside managing and participating in wider project work.
You will be working with our clients in providing practical holistic solutions, handling all aspects of planning work including planning applications and appeals, regeneration projects and section 106 agreements. There will also be a need to deal with related matters such as highways, TVG and commons environment and CPO. The work will include both contentious and non-contentious appeals.
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to progress their career and enjoy a challenge within a challenging and varied area of law.
If you are a qualified solicitor, with around 0-3 years of post-qualification experience gained with a respected legal practice or a local authority, we would very much like to hear from you. We would be happy to hear from newly qualified solicitors, if you have had some exposure to quality Planning work during your training contract, and you have a genuine interest in progressing your career within this area.
You will be able to demonstrate a strong intellect, evidenced with a high level of academic achievement.
We are looking for someone who can demonstrate an interest and enthusiasm for this area of law.
We expect you to be a genuine team player and a great communicator, who enjoys helping and working alongside others. You will be eager to learn, develop and hone your skills to take advantage of the opportunities for career development within this team.
The work requires self-motivation and the ability to work to demanding deadlines, so you’ll need to show us that you have initiative, drive, great organisational skills and a passion for delivering exceptional client service.
Our Planning Team in Bristol comprises part of a wider team across other offices in Southampton, Cardiff, London and Taunton. The team in Bristol has a “strong reputation… providing high-quality town planning advice over a long period of time” (Chambers and Partners) The Planning Team sits within a larger Property Division of over 120 people firm-wide. Legal 500 rank us in the top tier for the South West, praising our “excellent level of service and approachable team”.
Our Bristol office is based in an attractive riverside open plan building in the city centre, which houses over 250 colleagues. We have an active sports and social committee, cycle parking and shower facilities.
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