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Senior Lawyer (Planning) - London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Closing date

07/03/2021

Salary

Grade L - £49,581 - £52,569

Job description

ADDITIONAL £5k SUPPLEMENT DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE

If you're ambitious, vibrant, and want to gain exposure to the most stellar planning and regeneration projects in London read on! We pride ourselves on being an agile, client-centric, commercially focused team who deliver for our communities.

We'll offer you the opportunity to work with a team of specialists which will harness your personal development and technical skills. You'll have flexibility to work from home, or the office.

This is a full time, permanent role based in the Town Hall with the ability to work remotely for most of the week.

We pride ourselves in offering the best of London in one borough. The list is long but includes Brick Lane, Victoria Park, Canary Wharf, Columbia Road market, Tower of London, V&A Museum of Childhood and Whitechapel Art Gallery.

This is an exciting time to join the Council as we bring the old Royal London Hospital in the heart of Whitechapel back to life as our new town hall. Our skilled and Lexcel accredited Legal Team has a crucial role providing the full range and variety of expert services across all areas of the Council's work.

If you're an experienced and highly motivated legal professional keen to maximise your potential, then we'd love to hear from you. You will be joining a dynamic, supportive, commercially focused team, working in a relaxed but professional environment.

Key Responsibilities

You will be one of a team of lawyers dealing with a challenging and varied Planning and Regeneration caseload that includes planning enforcement and judicial reviews. In addition to the above areas, you will be able to demonstrate experience of dealing with planning enquiries, providing advice at planning committees and negotiation/completion of S.106 and highways agreements. You will have excellent drafting skills and the ability to provide legal advice to a variety of audiences, including senior officers. You will be able to conduct your caseload with minimum supervision and will be accustomed to working at pace in a busy team.

Requirements

You must be a Qualified Solicitor/Barrister or Fellow of CILEX and hold a practising certificate.

Files

Planning-Senior-Lawyer---JDPS.pdf


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