Senior Planning Solicitor
  • Employer: North West Leicestershire District Council
  • Reference: NWLDC/21/149471
  • Published: Tue 27/04/2021, 14:05 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/05/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: Band G plus up to 5 market supplements, £34,728 - £43,857 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: North West Leicestershire District Council, Leicestershire

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Senior Planning Solicitor

Band G plus up to 5 market supplements, £34,728 - £43,857 per annum, full time permanent contract plus flexi-time, generous holiday entitlement and good pension scheme.

This role encompasses both legal and management responsibilities, making it an ideal opportunity for a specialist planning lawyer to take the next step in their legal career.  You will be leading on all planning legal matters for the Council, as well as external clients (as required) and will be joining a team of specialist lawyers each with their own areas of expertise, including contracts and procurement, property, regulatory and enforcement. 

You will be supported by a first-class administration and practice management team, as well as working closely with information governance colleagues as needed.  Your role as the manager of two members of the team will be to support, supervise and develop, as needed.  As one of two Senior Solicitors within the team, you will be expected to assist and support the Legal Services Team Manager and Head of Legal and Commercial Services in areas of corporate governance, as well as building internal and external relationships.  You will also be expected to provide support on other areas of the Legal Services team, as needed, providing an opportunity to develop all-round experience in local government legal practice.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Kate Hiller, Team Manager on 01530 454379 or by email to

Applications must be made using the on-line application process.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job will be guaranteed an interview.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Closing Date: Sunday 16 May 2021

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