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        Senior Planning Lawyer

        Job number RV-SPL-LG

        Salary

        £55 per hour

        Sector

        Local Government

        Function

        Legal & Governance

        Location

        Essex

        Job Type

        Interim

        Allen Lane are supporting a Local Authority in the Essex area to fill their vacancy for a Locum Planning Lawyer.

        Looking for an experienced, qualified solicitor in Planning, working in Local Authorities, who can hit the ground running.

        Responsibilities:

        • Delivering top-notch Legal Services to the Council and external clients concerning planning law and related areas, while meeting professional standards agreed upon by the service.
        • Handling a workload focused on planning law matters while also having a broad understanding of other legal work undertaken by the District Council.
        • Offering innovative solutions to support any council service changes and fulfill officer requirements effectively.
        • Providing timely guidance on various complex legal issues.
        • Safeguarding the interests of the service within the council as a whole.
        • Advising and assisting elected members appropriately.
        • Collaborating within the Legal and Democratic Services team, offering support and advice as necessary.

        Qualifications:

        • Admitted qualified solicitor or barrister with an understanding of local government;
        • Degree in law or equivalent degree and first time pass in Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma (GDL) (Law conversions).
        • A current practising certificate or eligibility for a current practising certificate.

        This is a 6-month contract, paying £55/hr inside IR35.

        Contact Ridhi Vaid on 07921 336 669 to discuss your suitability.

        Alternatively, if you want to see more legal and governance positions, view our latest jobs.

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