Role details

Planning Solicitor

West Midlands   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Planning Solicitor
  • Large local Authority client

About Our Client

This local council have an established legal team and are based in the West Midlands and are looking to bring on board an ambitious, confident and driven individual to assist in the area planning team.

Job Description

For this Planning solicitor position the key skills required include:

  • Assisting in dealing with the workload of enforcement inquiries, including site investigation, writing letters and reports.
  • Assist enforcement appeal procedures
  • Investigate planning enforcement offences and attendance at court and appeal hearings.
  • Preparation of planning committee reports.
  • Advising and negotiating with members of the public, developers, councillors in dealing with planning related matters.
  • Able to represent the council in its capacity as a local planning authority in meetings with the public, agents, members of the council and other stakeholders.
  • Understanding of planning legislation

The Successful Applicant

For this planning solicitor locum position candidates are also required to have the following competencies:

  • Ability to deal with people sensitively within difficult situations
  • To be a team player and meet personal and team deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively across both written and verbal communication
  • An understanding of customer care initiatives and a demonstration of commitment to them
  • IT literate

What's on Offer

competitive hourly rate available, subject to experience.

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