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Planning Lawyer

£40,000 to £68,000 per annum
Job type:
Permanent, Full time
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An incredible opportunity has arisen for a Solicitor looking to kick start, or further develop their career, within a major international law firm's Planning department which is based in Leeds City Centre. Our client are happy to consider lawyers up to 6 years pqe, they have a wealth of resources, a wide geographical footprint and an impressive array of clients including large corporations and multinational organisations.

Furthermore, they are a cutting edge firm that really invest in their people and this role would offer someone an incredible level of training, tailored to developing you and your career. You will also join a team that is not only technically excellent but also one where there is a wealth of expertise from which you can learn. This really is a great opportunity for someone who is ambitious and aspires to really advance their career.

The role:

This role provides the opportunity to work with a wide range of major clients within a wide range of sectors which includes infrastructure, energy, housing and retail
Many of their clients are major household names
You will have the opportunity to work on some major, complex and innovative matters
Working on both contentious and non-contentious matters, depending upon your experience level you will have the opportunity to work on some of your own matters, as well as within a team for larger scale work
You will be part of the Leeds team where there is a lot of support, however the role is also to work with the wider national team and some highly recognised individuals
The team handles a lot of work north of the English boarder which means there is a lot of opportunity to handle renewable energy work which is drying up in England

The candidate:
The firm are recruiting over a wide range of PQE, but are ideally looking for someone who is either newly qualified with a training seat within planning or someone who has up to 6 years PQE.
Given the level of interaction that is available with high level clients they are looking for someone who is bright, commercial and confident
They are happy to provide significant development opportunity to lawyers with the right attitude and approach and who want to work within a high functioning team that is growing quickly

If you are interested in this role, or would like to find out more about the opportunity please contact Rachael Mann at Sacco Mann or another member of our Private Practice team. Alternatively, if you know of anyone who would be suitable for this role then please let them or us know as we offer a reward for successful referrals. For full terms please see our website.

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