Planning Associate

A highly qualified Planning Associate is required to join one of the best Northern firms with a recognised planning department.

This role offers the opportunity to be at the heart of one of the leading planning teams in the North.

Made up of both solicitors and planning consultants they have every angle covered and are looking for a Solicitor with over 10 years PQE to join them and work within this industry leading team, they will consider anyone from Associate to Partner level.

There is flexibility around your needs and working from home is possible through the week with your allocated office and team being in the firms Newcastle upon Tyne office.

The work itself is of the highest quality and is genuinely broad based.

They act for both private and public sector clients and you would find yourself acting for some of Britain's biggest housebuilders, national retail and leisure chains, large country estates and leading public sector organisations.

You would have the opportunity to get involved in all aspects of planning work from applications and appeals through to judicial review or wind farms and renewable energy work.

They have particularly mentioned the value of having experience of:

-Drafting and negotiating complex s106 Agreements

-Advising on interpretation of planning permissions and conditions

-Processes involved in amending planning permissions and recent case law in that regard

Advising on the NPPF and strategic planning decisions and advice particularly in the context of residential development

-Possibly experience of CPO / DCO work but this wouldn't be essential

-Highways expertise

This role will really allow you to develop.

there will be full support for your future development and you certainly won't be stifled within this role.

To find out more about this high quality role contact Fiona Hill or another member of the Private Practice team on 0113 467 9784.

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