Lawyer (Planning)
  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 1054
  • Published: Wed 22/06/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 04/07/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 43581
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Havering

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Lawyer (Planning)

Grade 8 - Up to £45,576pa

About us

OneSource legal services is one of the most successful shared services in the country with over 70 fee earners providing comprehensive legal services to two Councils, schools and council owned companies. Lexcel accredited, we have made significant improvements since becoming an integrated team and over 90% of our clients rate our case work as good or excellent. We are constantly looking for better ways to deliver legal services and we hope you will want to be part of this exciting challenge

About the Job

We are seeking a Planning Lawyer to join our Planning Legal Team.

We can provide you with varied and exciting work in a dynamic business environment. The team is based in stunning modern offices overlooking London City Airport, directly next to public transport to central London.

About You

You will provide legal expertise in planning, appeals, highways and regeneration work, contributing to the delivery of high quality, solution focused legal work, to clients in both Newham and Havering.

You will have excellent legal research skills including using online resources and have the ability to apply this to practical situations. Possessing good oral and written communication skills.

In addition you will possess commercial awareness and understanding of client needs alongside excellent client care skills.

Additional Information

We want everyone to choose Havering. When you apply for a job with us, your application is considered on its merits regardless of your age, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender identity or sexual orientation. Our residents and service users come from all walks of life, and so do our employees.

The London Borough of Havering has important responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you are appointed to a job that involves working with these groups, you may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

For more details please click on the link: Job Description

The closing date: - 3^rd July 2022 at 11:59pm

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Please submit your C.V. with a covering letter outlining how you would be suitable for the role with due regard to the person specification attached to the job description.

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