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Senior Solicitor Planning - City of York Council

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Grade 11 Level 1- 4 (£42,000 to £48,307 per annum)

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a planning lawyer to join our legal services team at City of York Council. If you thrive in working in a busy environment and enjoy working as part of a team this role may be ideal for you.

This role is in the Projects & Governance team which provides legal and professional support across the following areas; planning, contracts & commercial, property, corporate governance, criminal litigation and licensing law.

This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced solicitor or barrister, with extensive experience of planning law in local government.

As this role is public facing, applicants will need to demonstrate, at interview, their competency to converse and provide advice and guidance to members of the public, in spoken English to CEFR level C2: Can express him/herself spontaneously at length with a natural conversational flow, avoiding or backtracking around any difficulty so smoothly that the person with whom they are conversing is hardly aware of it.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Cathryn Moore, Legal Services Manager - Projects & Governance.

email: or telephone on 01904 55 2487

For further details, please see the website here